1. Info
  2. Biography
  3. Clients
  4. Credits

Albed
Armstron DLW
Artisan
BW Bielefelder Werkstätten
Christine Kröncke
Conde House
Danzer Group
Duscholux
formvorrat
Häfele
Hoesch
Holzmanufaktur
JIA Inc.
Johannes Giesser
Kohler
Lesser
Mitja
Rodam
Rolf Benz
SAM
Steinberg Armaturen
Songfa Ceramics
TON
Weishäupl
Wöstmann
Villeroy & Boch
Zwilling

Michael Schneider, CEO & DESIGNER


1962
Born in the south of Germany

1984 -1989
Studying product design under Richard Sapper at the Academy of Fine Arts
in Stuttgart

1987-1992
Designer at Phoenix Design in Stuttgart

1993
Establishing his own design office, “designschneider”, in Cologne

2009
Moving the office to Berlin

LECTURES & JURY


1996, 1997
invitation of the Korean Institute of Design Promotion ( KIDP ):
design advisory program and lectures at Korean design schools

2000
visiting lecturer at the RWTH ( Faculty of Architecture) in Aachen,
one week seminar: public design for handicapped people

2003
visiting professor at the University of Arts ( UDK ) in Berlin,
summer term 2003: x - table

2006
visiting lecturer, National Institute of Design NID in Ahmedabad/India,
semester project „Indian Take-Away/Indian Picnic“

2013

member of the jury of the HKDA Global Design Awards 2013

2015
member of the jury for FURNEX Awards

In 1993, Michael Schneider founded designschneider in Cologne and moved to Berlin in May 2009.

designschneider is dedicated to product, furniture and exhibition design as well as trend research. designschneider has an international client base and is committed to designing new products which are unique, beautiful and functional.

Michael Schneider: “My vision of success is creating products that will be used and enjoyed on a daily basis.”