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Axel KUFUS

Contact : Bayernallee 12 D-14052 Berlin - Allemagne

Ph. +49.30.30817161

werkstudio@kufus.de
www.kufus.de
 
1958
born in Essen
1977
apprenticeship carpenter in Kempen / NdRh
1979
certificate
of 79 - 82
co-operation with the sculptor Richard Mühlemeier in Bischofsheim / Rhön. strukture of wood and bronze workshops
1983
masters certificate at the wood technical school Bad Wildungen
of 84 - 86
co-operation with the sculptor Ulrike Holthöfer in Kassel, Duesseldorf and Berlin.
of 85 - 87
design studies at the university of arts Berlin
of 86 - 94
partner of the CrelleWerkstatt, Berlin. development, production and distribution of own serial furniture
of 89 - 93
projects with Utilism International (A.Brandolini, A.Kufus, J.Morrison), Steirischer Herbst, Art Frankfurt
since 90
Werkstudio, Berlin with Sibylle Jans-Kufus. product design/interior design/exhibition design
of 93 - 04
professor for product design at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
since 04
professor "design + developement" at the university of arts Berlin
married with Sibylle Jans, father of 3 children


INTERIOR DESIGN

president and conference room, Akademie der Künste Berlin
Museumscafé, Museum Fridicianum Kassel
Hoegerhaus, Hamburg
Studio Hans Hansen, Hamburg
Johanneskirche - town church Duesseldorf
german conference of bishops Berlin
Church Thomas von Aquin, Berlin
Moniteurs, Berlin
Haus Rempen, Duesseldorf
zero film, Berlin
BMW-Werk, Leipzig
Jerini-AG, Berlin
Kompetenz Zentrum, Koblenz


PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Atoll, Kassel
Biegel, Frankfurt
Cappellini International
Casawell Gruppe, Enger
Magis, Motta di Livenza
Mobilier National, Paris
Neue Messe, München
Nils Holger Moormann, Aschau
Ninkaplast, Bad Salzuflen


EXHIBITION DESIGN WITH SIBYLLE JANS

Alliierten Museum Berlin
Berliner Festspiele GmbH
Deutsches Historisches Museum
Wolkenkratzer Art Journal


EXHIBITIONS

Centre G.Pompidou
Designzentrum NRW Essen
Galerie Classen-Schmal Bremen
Internationales Designzentrum Berlin
Kestner Museum Hannover
Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin
Kunstmuseum Bonn
Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf
Museum für Angewandte Kunst Köln
Museum für Kunsthandwerk Frankfurt
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg
Museum Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt
Museum of Modern Art Louisiana
Neue Sammlung München
Toronto Dominion Centre
Triennale Milano
Vitra Design Museum
Wagenfeldhaus Bremen


PUBLICATIONS

V. Albus. DuMont, Köln 1986
G. Selle. ’Design-Geschichte in Deutschland’. DuMont, Köln 1987
A. Brandolini. ’Platz machen’, steirischer herbst Graz. Merve
Verlag, Berlin 1991
Albus / Borngräber. ’Design Bilanz’. DuMont, Köln 1992
Designzentrum München. ’Szenenwechsel: Design goes Rocky Montain
High’. Verlag form, Frankfurt / Main 1997
Rat für Formgebung. ’design is a journey’ - Positionen zu Design,
Werbung und Unternehmenskultur. Springer Verlag,
Berlin / Heidelberg 1997
Albus, Burckhardt, Erlhoff, Kreibich, Kufus u.a. ’bewußt,
einfach’ - Das Entstehen einer alternativen Produktkultur. IFA
e.V. Stuttgart 1998
Aicher, Breuss, Lüttge. ’eigen + sinnig’. Oekom-Verlag, 2005
Abitare, Architektur und Wohnen, Art, Art Aurea, Bauwelt,
BluePrint, Casa Brutus, Design Report, Domus, FAZ, Form, Form +
Zweck, Intramuros, Möbel Raum Design, Schöner Wohnen, Die Zeit
Arte, NDR, SFB, WDR


HONORS

interior innovation award Cologne 2003 (ClassicInnovation: FNP)
red dot 2003 (proArc)
interzum award 2003 (proArc)
IF produkt design award 2003 (EGAL)
IF produkt design award 2001 (FNP-X)
good design award Chicago Athenaeum 2002 (EGAL)
good design award Chicago Athenaeum 2001 (OFFICE KITCHEN)
Design Innovationen NRW 1991 (FNP)
Kölner Klopfer 1998


JURY

Design Innovationen NRW
Designpreis NRW
Thüringer Design Preis
Anteprima Leipzig
Cusanus Stiftung Bonn
Filmpreis Bremen
Grassipreis Leipzig
CNC-conForm HKH-NRW
SpinOff IMM Köln 2002
Kahla seven cups
Landespreis Gestaltung im Handwerk Berlin
Designpreis Rheinland-Pfalz
Design-Board Weimar


object Blauer Sessel

table Tisch

desk Bureau

chair Stöck

drawer-system Lader

cabinet AKS

shelf-system FNP

shelf-system Egal

interior design Johanneskirche

interior design Chapel of German Bishops

interior design graphic studio Moniteurs

information system BMW-Werk

stool Messe Hocker

kitchen modul-system Office Kitchen

ring Loop

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