Category Archives: Grassimesse

Sven Temper: Raumbilder @ Galerie Hans-Peter Jochum Berlin

Until July 6th Galerie Hans-Peter Jochum Berlin is presenting an exhibition featuring new, and less new, works by 2012 Grassipreis der Sparkasse Leipzig winner Sven Temper. And not just the furniture design for which he was honoured at the 2012 … Continue reading

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Grassimesse 2012

Grassimesse 2012 is open! Until Sunday 28th October some 100 designers, artists and artisans are presenting the fruits of their labour and passion. Full details can be found at http://grassimesse.de and we’ll have reports and updates the coming days. But … Continue reading

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Grassimesse Leipzig 2012

Cheerless as the thought may be given the complete lack of summer – autumn will soon be with us, and with it Grassimesse Leipzig 2012. Which is at least one ray of light in the otherwise ubiquitous gloom. Established in … Continue reading

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Wilhelm Wagenfeld & the Vereinigten Lausitzer Glaswerke Weißwasser @ Grassimesse 1936

One of the true highlights of “Art Nouveau to Present“, the recently opened final section of the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig permanent exhibition is without question the recreation of the Vereinigten Lausitzer Glaswerke Weißwasser (VLG) stand from the … Continue reading

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Grassimesse Leipzig 2011

The doors are open and Grassimesse Leipzig 2011 is underway! Here a brief selection of some of the exhibits from this years show. Grassimesse Leipzig is open from Friday October 28th until Sunday October 30th from 10 am until 7pm … Continue reading

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Grassimesse 2011: Introducing – Verena Schätzlein aka Salon Elfi

Verena Schätzlein initially studied textile and surface pattern design at the Kunstakademie Stuttgart, before moving to Berlin where she established her own studio. In 2000 Verena was commissioned for a fair trade carpet project in India; a project which was … Continue reading

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Grassimesse 2011: Introducing – Friederike von Hellermann

It’s probably fair to say that Friederike von Hellermann had won us over before we’d even started speaking. Not only is her atelier in a Halle courtyard that owes more to the pastoral calm of the Rheingau than the middle … Continue reading

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Grassimesse 2011: Introducing – Heike Roesner

Preparing for our interview with Heike Roesner we were, if we’re honest, unsure how to describe her. So we started by asking her. “Object maker” came the confident reply. Originally from Düsseldorf, “object maker” Heike Roesner studied art in Duisburg … Continue reading

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Grassimesse 2011: Introducing – Beate Eismann

At Grassimesse 2010 Halle based jewellery designer Beate Eismann won the Grassipreis der TOTAL Deutschland for her collection of bracelets created using rapid prototyping and 3D printing. When we spoke to her after the awards ceremony she was delighted not … Continue reading

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Grassimesse 2011: Introducing

Grassimesse isn’t just about objects, products and design. Its also about the crafts people who create such. And so as part of our build up to Grassimesse 2011 we will be taking time next week to introduce four of the … Continue reading

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