Solar Energy Symposium – October 14th

by 8. October 2019

Happy new (academic) year! Our industrial design department kicks off the semester with a Symposium on Solar Energy (read more). Everyone curious about the promising potential and technological challenges of using solar power in the future – feel very welcome. No registration required.
* Recommended by MAKE.

Material of the Month: Hanji + Workshop

· by 30. May 2019


Der Workshop findet von Dienstag bis Donnerstag 18.- 20. Juni jeweils von 9.30 – 16.30 im Südflügel / Atelier II statt.

Verbindliche Anmeldungen bitte bis zum 10. Juni 14. Juni unter: kroepelin(at) oder make(at)


Lecture: Christien Meindertsma – A Flax Project

· by 23. May 2019

2019_05 Christien Meindertsma

Material Snack: Cotton Wool Experiments

· by 20. May 2019


Photos: Norman Seils

Material of the Month: Piñatex – Vegan Leather Alternative

· by 24. April 2019


Lecture: Bioplastics by Franziska Müller-Reissmann and Mario Pellin (+ Call for Bioplastic Exhibits)

· by 24. January 2019

This lecture (see below) comes with a call for bioplastic-based projects and products for our upcoming materials exhibition. You can read more at
Deadline for applications: February 3, 2019



Exhibition: “Raise the Bar” at the Burg Material Collection

· by 15. January 2019

100x five meters roof batten

Students of the design foundation course present works from material.form.object.

What is the potential of a roof batten?
What can you do with it in only two days?
How intimate can you get?
By what ways can the long, coarse wood be formed into an individualized object?

An exhibition in the Burg Material Collection

Opening at 16.1.2019 at 12.00
Introduction Prof. Reiner Maria Matysik

Exhibition from 16.1-5.4.2019
Download Invitation (PDF)