29 November 2010

spinning at BYTE.FM

Me and Patricia were asked to play our favorite music mixes at the internet radio station BYTE.FM.
For years our friend LeFronk has been supplying us with piles of great compilations for our trade fair appearances. This one goes out to him.

We’ll be on air 29 November 2010 at 12:00h.
Here is a link to the em pee three mixtape file.

26 November 2010

Carolina Feinsinn & Artgenossen

Our pre-xmas show on prime home turf: Carolina Feinsinn & Artgenossen.
Aula Carolina, Pontstrasse 22, Aachen
27 - 28 November 2010, 11 - 19 h

17 November 2010


Me and Patricia of PYG are invited to give two workshops about our business experiences and our DESIGNMETROPOLE AACHEN network at stARTfactory in Maastricht NL.
stARTfactory Cultuur en Ondernemen
17 November 2010
AINSI, Lage Kanaldijk 112-113, NL-6212 NA Maastricht

15 November 2010

d-day design auction in Maastricht

On 21st of November 2010 the 2nd edition of the design auction d-day in Maastricht takes place.
Me, PYG and Sascha Bogner are representing DESIGNMETROPOLE AACHEN.
Also with us, our proud interns Clara Scharping und Til Hennen with KNALLER DESIGN.
Ready for bidding will be one of my famous LILLY LACEY LAMP lighting objects.

05 November 2010

I won the PYG design prize 2010

I am very proud to announce that I won the PYG design prize 2010. It's worth 3500 EUROS, wow.

From left to right: Clara Scharping (sharp ing.), Particia Yasmine Graf (PYG), myself, Til Hennen (COMMANDANTE TIL).
Press: Wirtschaftliche Nachrichten issue 11 2010:

30 August 2010


Tonight I am taking the plane to Moscow and DESIGN ACT MOSCOW 2010.
PYG sadly double-broke her foot and is stuck in Aachen. But our great friends LASZLO ROZSNOKI, Miss Geschick & Lady Lapsus, Janske Megens, Klaartje de Hartog and Elvira Vroomen are coming along.

5th September I'll be conducting a workshop 'DESIGN METROPOLIS and other crazy ways to promote yourself.' Come and participate!

28 August 2010

ROSEY collier featured in GRAZIA (D)

In its 28 August 2010 issue the fashion weekly GRAZIA (D) features my white ROSEY collier as part of a wonderful photo editorial:

27 August 2010

Web project online

I just finished a web project for Angelika Vaassen-Schab, an artist friend of mine.
Very reduced appearance, and text as graphical elements:

09 July 2010


ROSEY broche in july 2010 issue of MADAME:

LADY DE LACEY bracelet in june 2010 issue of MACCosmetics:

25 June 2010

my first lecture at FH aachen

for 3rd year engineering students. upcoming tuesday 29 june 2010. adrenalin already flowing heavily.

press clippings from japan

july 2010 issue of jewelit mag from tokyo japan:

24 June 2010

graduation show ABK maastricht

this promises to be worth a long visit:
2 - 4 july 2010
10 - 17h

19 June 2010

across the borders festival starts

our city of aachen started its across the borders festival today at 14h on katschhof square in the middle of aachen's historic city center.
designmetropole aachen will contribute a designers zoo in 2011, and did a little marketing stunt to promote it.

11 June 2010

i beta festival heerlen

heerlen NL is the first dutch city to be shrinking. the city of heerlen, the zachte g network and the great gang of driezesnul organized the WOW!- i_beta-festival about all of us being in beta mode. great keynote speakers, great workshops. me, patricia and sascha also did one on design business experiences.
fruitful discussions with designers, city planners and cultural managers.

24 May 2010

super d discount store

got invited by chequita nahar & anne kuban to show my designs in their great super D discount store project.
a great exclusive shopping experience in an unusual environment. wow.
will be repeated regularly. was a great success.
8 - 24 may 2010
voormalige brandweer
maastricht NL

19 May 2010

license agreement workshop at gut rosenberg

the aachen chamber of handicraft invited me and patricia of PYG to conduct a workshop on license agreement negotiations for their designers in handicraft master students at their gut rosenberg academy. great and heated discussions.

28 April 2010


>>> InStyle may 2010 issue

>>> www.openpr.de 12 april 2010

>>> www.neitandday.com 11 april 2010


12 April 2010

our 1st press conference

Vojislav Miljanovic put in some of his PR strength, Patricia and me played press officers, we all put up a great expo, Irit Tirtey had provided us with the Kurhaus' awesome Ballsaal, Sascha and Andrea and Jürgen served great little canapés and drinks, lots of newspaper and TV interviews. YEAH. More on designmetropole-aachen.com

31 March 2010

part II: marketing workshop

very fruitful for all of us. but may-be 3rd year students don't see the relevance for themselves yet, as 4th year's do.

24 March 2010

part I: marketing lecture at ABK maastricht

nervous and excited here. first opportunity to do workshop on my biz experiences with ABK students.

14 February 2010

inhorgenta 2010 munich

I am quite excited:
my brand new PEARLY COLLECTION is ready! It is inspired by the classy everyday chic of Coco.

I'll introduce it at

Stand 513 row E in hall C2
19 - 22 FEB 2010
FRI - SUN 9 - 18h, MO 9 - 17h

12 January 2010


PYG and me are going to Hamburg to show our stuff at earlybird trade fair.
Hall A4, Designinsel 10 and 11.

paris trend scouts publish our stunt

Entrepreneur.com defines guerrilla marketing as "an unconventional way of performing marketing activities on a very low budget." ...Read more on trendease.com