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LORENZ * KAZ

Contact : P.le Piola Gabrio 6 20131 Milano - Italie

Ph. +39 02 2668 3172

info@lorenz-kaz.com
www.lorenz-kaz.com
 
Catharina LORENZ
born in Munich, Germany

From 1986-91she studied Industrial Design at the Fachhochschule Darmstadt, where
she graduated in January 1991 with a Diploma in Industrial Design.

In the same year she started to work for Hollington Associates in London.
In 1993, back again in Germany she works for Tinz.DCC and Via 4 Design. In 1995 she
starts working with Sottsass Associati in Milan, where she stays until autum 1999.

Since then, she works in her own studio in Milan for clients like Antonio Lupi, Zeitraum,
Siemens Bosch Hausgeräte. Since 2002 she is a consultant for Du Pont Surfaces, U.S.A.
She is also realizing several Interior projects.

Further she is collaborating in many projects with Steffen Kaz, working for clients
like FontanaArte, Bedont, Zoltan - Gruppo DePadova, Present Perfekt, Du Pont Surfaces.
Apart from working for other clients, they launched their own furniture line, which they
produce and sell under the label Lorenz * Kaz.


SELECTED PROJECTS :

Hollington Associates, London
Accessories for Herman Miller Relay™ furniture system, U.S.A.
Office chair project for Herman Miller, U.S.A.
Pen, nib and packaging design for Parker pen Ltd., Great Britain

Tinz. DCC, Reutlingen
Watch design for Kienzle
Corporate identity for Kaindl, Austria
Fabric and colour design for Création Baumann, Switzerland

Via 4 Design GmbH, Nagold
Sanitary products and advertising work for Villeroy & Boch AG, Mettlach
Sanitary products and accessories for Jado AG, Rödermark
Exhibition design for Biedermann Motech, Villingen Schwenningen
Optical bags for Swarovski AG, Austria
Bathroom furniture for db Das Bad, Austria
Interior design for Ofen Weis, Calw
Television study for Samsung, Corea

Sottsass Associati, Milan
Seating system and check in counters for the airport Malpensa 2000, Milan
Bathtubs, showertrays, taps for Kaldewei GmbH, Germany
Research for Kaldewei, Germany
Office seating "Cloud" for ICF, Italy
Bags and suitcase design for BNL, Milan
Lighting for Zumtobel Staff, Austria
Development of the new Color and Application System for DuPont Corian®, USA.

Steffen KAZ
born in Stuttgart, Germany

From 1990-1994 he studied Industrial Design at the Accademy of Art in Hamburg,
continued at the Royal College of Art in London, where he completed his studies in August 1996
with a Master Degree in Furniture.
Few months later he moves to New york, working for a Media Company and various
other Design Studios.
Back in Europe in 1998, he starts working for James Irvine in Milan, where he stays until
autumn 2001.
Since then, he works in his own studio in Milan. He is collaborating in many projects with
Catharina Lorenz, working for clients like FontanaArte, Bedont, Zoltan Gruppo DePadova,
Present Perfekt, Du Pont, Segno.
Apart from working for other clients, they launched their own furniture line, which they
produce and sell under the label Lorenz * Kaz.


Since Spring 2003 he is Professor at the University of Bolzano, teaching at the Faculty of Art
and Design


SELECTED PROJECTS :

Dimensional Media Associate, New York
3-D Displays for Pepsi Cola, Phillip Morris, Takashimaya, IBM, Walt Disney, Epcot Center Florida,
Smithsonian Museum Washington, Sony, Sears Roebuck and Shop-Interiors for Reebok.

Paul Haigh Architects, Conneticut
Steuben Glass Headquarters New York

James Irvine
Inner City Bus Hannover, Mercedes Benz
Future Microwave, Whirlpool
Exhibition "Design Desire", Cologne
"Stand By" bench, Mabeg
Bus Stops, Ströer
Chair system Loop, Thonet
Fax machine, Canon
Various House Hold Products, WMF/AlfiDuPont Corian®, USA.


storage system Più

storage system Più

storage system Più big container

storage system Più high desk

chair Drive

chair Nord

table Int. Table

bed Pan

shelf system Alata

seating system Aspetto chair

seating system Aspetto bench

seating system Aspetto lounge chair

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