Florian Schmid


Florian Schmid, born 1984 in Germany, graduated 2011 from the the Munich University of Applied Sciences and founded immediately after its own studio. The studio designs projetcs ranging from furniture to products, textiles and consumer goods. Often the objects have a figurative an iconic impression. The design process is lead by a strong playfull and experimental way, always considering first the material itself and its character. With his design he wants to provoke the consumers emotion and improving the surrounding environment. His works were exhibited among others at London´s Design Festival, during the BODW in Hong Kong, at the D3 Contest Design Talents in Cologne and at the Salone del mobile in Milan. He received already several awards, as the IF Award 2012, was nominated as newcomer for the german design award 2013 and his works have been acquired by various design collections. Recently in spring 2014 he was awarded as the "A&W DESIGNTALENT 2013" by the Architektur&Wohnen Magazin.


Young & Design Award 2016, Selected Product 2016 April
Lancôme Award by Elle Deco Italia, Winner 2014 September
A&W DESIGNTALENTE 2013, Winner 2014 February
Interior Innovation Award, nominated,
D3 Design Talents, IMM Cologne
2013 January
German Design Award - Newcomer Nominee 2012 August
iF concept design award 2012 2012 March
Interior Innovation Award, nominated,
D3 Design Talents, IMM Cologne
2012 January
Young Professional 2011, YDMI goes Hong Kong,
German Design Council
2011 November
Desigern´s Open Jury Award, nominated 2011 October


London Design Museum - Handling Collection
Centre national des arts plastiques - French National Art Collection
Various private Collections

Exhibitions (selection)

Lancôme Design Award - 100% Original Design di Elle Decor, Maxxi Museum Rome, IT 2014 Nov-Jan´15
Design aus Berlin - Designmeile/minimum ,
Stilwerk Berlin, DE
2014 October
Lancôme Design Award by Elle Deco Italia , La Rinascente, Milan, IT 2014 Sep-Oct
Summer Break VA - Kick-OFF Handmade in Germany ,Direktorenhaus Berlin, DE 2014 July
Zeitraum, Fiera Milano Rho,
Salone Internazionale del Mobile, IT
2014 April
Miniforms, Fiera Milano Rho,
Salone Internazionale del Mobile, IT
2014 April
Berlin meets Buenos Aires,
Centro Metropolitano de Diseño, ARG
2014 March
A&W DESIGNTALENTE exhibition, Kaldewei Lunch,
Schloss Grunewald, DE
2014 March
Young Perspectives, Boffi Köln, Passagen 2014, DE 2014 January
Opening Exhibition 2013: Crossover,
Budapest Design Week 2013, HU
2013 Sep - Nov
Raw Materials, Merci Merci, Paris Design Week 2013, FR 2013 September
…YET TO BE DISCOVERED, Direktorenhaus,
Berlin Design Week 2013 ,DE
2013 June
shaping matter, Week van het Ontwerpen, Kortrjik , BE 2013 June
Prototypes & Experiments VII,
The Aram Gallery, London , UK
2013 May - June
Smart Sustainable Materials, interzum 2013, Cologne, De 2013 May
Cappellini Next, Salone del mobile, Milan, IT 2013 April
Plusdesign Gallery, MIART 2013, Milan, IT 2013 April
D3 Contest Design Talents, IMM Cologne , DET 2013 January
Moving Materials - Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven, NL 2012 October
Mint: A Spatial Surprise , Mint Gallery,
London Design Festival 2012, UK
2012 September
Architect@Work France, Lyon and Paris, FR 2012 Sep - Oct
Project Proud - Moving Materials,
red dot design museum, DE
2012 Jun - Aug
Materials Café 2012, Hannover, DE 2012 September
Mint: A Spatial Surprise , Mint Gallery,
London Design Festival 2012, UK
2012 April
Plusdesign Gallery, Ventura Lambrate, Milan, IT 2012 April
Design Days Dubai / Victor Hunt Gallery Dubai, AE 2012 March
MCBW - TWELVE / show, Munich, DE 2012 March
Object Rotterdam / Victor Hunt Gallery Rotterdam, NL 2012 February
Exibition Craftmanship , Materia Inspiration, Center Amsterdam, NL 2012 Feb - May
Material Xperience, Ahoy Rotterdam, NL 2012 January
D3 Contest Design Talents, IMM Cologne , DE 2012 January
deTour 2011, Use-Less, Hong Kong 2011 December
YDMI 2011, Inno Design Tech Expo,
Business of Design Week, Hong Kong
2011 December
Chic Art Fair, Outdoorz Gallery, Paris, FR 2011 October
Dezeenplatform at Dezeenspace, London Design Festival 2011, UK 2011 September