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Exhibition Design for ‘Shopping Lab Aachen’

For our customer the ‘City Council of Aachen’ we created a nice pop-up interior design concept for the project ‘Shopping Lab Aachen’ together with my lovely colleagues from HOTEL TOTAL. ‘Shopping Lab Aachen’ is a future forum to develop new ideas and visions for retail trade in the time of digitalization and vacancy. From May – August 2018 there will take place a lot of works
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Ludwig Forum gets a new Design Department: LuForm

LuForm marks the launch of a new experimental exhibition series in the Ludwig Forum. Under the joint curatorial leadership of the Design Department/FH Aachen, Design Metropolis Aachen, and the Ludwig Forum, innovative and creative designs, products, and objects will be presented, affording an inside look at the Euroregion’s young, adventurous designer scene. Based on an open-ended concept, the exhibition will keep on
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designmetropole aachen wins CREATIVE.Spaces Award

YAY! We are proud to announce that our creative network designmetropole aachen is winner of the CREATIVE.Spaces Award of CREATIVE.NRW! CREATIVE.NRW is the network of creative professionals in Germany’s largest state, North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). Accounting for €36 billion in revenue and employing 315,000 people in 50,000 businesses, the creative industries ranks third in the state’s economy. As a center of expertise
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press clipping “Drei Engel für Aachen”

Read the full text in german language here: Welt am Sonntag. Special thanks to Guido M. Hartmann. Photo: Martin Lamberty
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HOTEL TOTAL – a Pop-up Hotel in a church.

Our vision is the appearance of an urban hotel in Aachen, a place where neighboors can meet, a recreation room for citizen and visitors. We want to put a sign against discrimination and xenophobia (hostility toward strangers) by encouraging a corporate feeling. At the same time we aim to promote culture and increase the location attractiveness of our hometown Aachen. visionäry leadership: Patricia Yasmine Graf, Julia
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PYG press clipping

Read the full PYG Interview in german language here: Aachener Zeitung. Special Thanks to Katharina Menne! Photo: Andreas Steindl
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designmetropole aachen on arte Metropolis TV

our aachen designer gang were on arte TV last sunday. it’s in german, though. city report about aachen: http://www.arte.tv/de/metropolenreport-aachen/7903076,CmC=7902712.html
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ALL EYES ON AACHEN-NORD – a marketing campaign

ALL EYES ON AACHEN-NORD is a marketing campaign for the northern part of Aachen. A structurally weak area with a high percentage of unemployment. In the next 5 years the city of Aachen is reorganizing, renovating and reforming this district with a great subsidy program called “Social City of Aachen-Nord”. There are taking place a lot of participation projects for the citizens. PYG® developed a likeable ma
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recycling-furniture-project with minor refugees

In cooperation with the low-tec company we created the recycling-furniture-project and we worked together with a young group of minor refugees from Afghanistan. The newly formed design pieces shall be used in the currently growing creative, art & co-working space DEPOT in Aachen-Nord.
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