Professor Werner Aisslinger, Germany
The works of the designer Werner Aisslinger cover the spectrum of experimental and artistic approaches, including industrial design and architecture. He makes use of the latest technologies and has helped introduce new materials and techniques to the world of product design.
His works are part of prestigious, permanent collections of international museums such as the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Fonds National d’Art Contemporain in Paris, the Victoria & Albert Museum London, the Neue Sammlung Museum in Munich, and the Vitra Design Museum in Weil, Germany.
In 2013, Werner Aisslinger opened his first solo show called “Home of the future” in the Berlin museum Haus am Waldsee. Besides numerous international awards he received the prestigious A&W Designer of the Year Award in 2014. Werner Aisslinger lives in Berlin and works for companies such as Vitra, Foscarini, Haier, Canon, 25hours Hotel Bikini and Moroso, for whom he has developed the “Hemp chair” together with BASF, which is the first ever biocomposite monobloc chair.