Project global:local & Exhibition IMM Cologne

At the International Furniture Fair 2011 IMM Cologne the initiative global:local introduced the project of the bilateral cooperation between 25 German and Japanese participants, here from Asahikawa in Japan.
Patrons of this project are the Asahikawa Furniture Cooperative and the German Designer Club in collaboration with the main sponsor IMM Cologne.
The aim of this initiative is to promote quality-driven handcrafts from traditional regions throughout the world. Projects, designs, designers, and manufacturers are introduced.
Speakers at the IMM Cologne were:
Udo Traeger, Managing Director IMM
Minoru Nagahara, Founder and Chairman Conde House and global:local initiator Japan
Yuki Watanabe, Managing Director Conde House and global:local initiator Japan
Wolf Udo Wagner, designer, DDC board member, global:local initiator and curator
Niko Gültig, Managing Director and DDC board member
Peter Zizka, designer and DDC board member

part of the exhibition stand

part of the exhibition stand

furniture exhibited on the exhibition stand

furniture exhibited on the exhibition stand

posters designed by Gardeners

posters designed by Gardeners

Conde House furniture company is being visited by Tassilo von Grolman (left)

Conde House furniture company is being visited by Tassilo von Grolman (left)

exhibition stand

exhibition stand

members of the global:local team:  (from right to left): Sylvia Leydecker, Tassilo von Grolman, Heinrich Fiedeler, Jens Biegel, Wolf Udo Wagner, Alfred Roos from Conde House, Bernhard Franken (far left)

members of the global:local team: (from right to left): Sylvia Leydecker, Tassilo von Grolman, Heinrich Fiedeler, Jens Biegel, Wolf Udo Wagner, Alfred Roos from Conde House, Bernhard Franken (far left)

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