12 January 2017
imm Cologne 2017 is coming
The first furniture fair of the year takes place once again from the 16-22 January. Stephan Hürlemann will be taking part in Cologne with two new works: Following on from DS-21, the most successful de Sede product in many years, the Swiss sofa manufacturer will present DS-77. And we also designed horgenglarus’ fair stand: amongst three re-editions of Hans Bellmann products, there you can meet two of the figures from the «Giants with Dwarf» installation created by Stephan Hürlemann for horgenglarus.
3 January 2017
The Wind – the video
At Designers’ Saturday 2016 Bauwerk Parkett devoted its stand to the healthy living environments. Bauwerk’s parquet materials create no harm to health whatsoever and contribute to the pleasant atmosphere of a room. This fact Stephan Hürlemann celebrated with his installation «The Wind». The installations’ creation was documented by filmmaker Jela Hasler in a short video. Watch it here.
22 December 2016
Appenzeller Zeitung features «Riesen mit Zwerg»
An interesting report about Stephan Hürlemann and his installation «Riesen mit Zwerg» (Giants with dwarf). Written by Karin Erni. Full story
6 December 2016
Hello «Hello» – the video
At Designers’ Saturday 2016 Belux turned the focus of their product presentation onto the new cable system light Hello. Their presentation was accompanied by an installation conceived by Stephan Hürlemann. ‘Hello Hello’ celebrates the spiral cables that supply the lights with electricity and lend them their unmistakeable character. The installations’ creation was documented by filmmaker Jela Hasler in a short video. Watch it here.
30 November 2016
«Hello» in the Stuttgart Television Tower
Belux and Kreon invite to a talk about architecture and light in the Stuttgart Television Tower. The new cable system light Hello by Stephan Hürlemann will be at the centre of the discussion. The late-night event takes place on the 7th December 2016 from 9.30pm – 1.30 am. The speakers are Francisco Ferrandiz (owner of the HDPF architectural practice, Zurich), Titus Bernhard (owner of Titus Bernhard Architekten, Augsburg) and Stephan Hürlemann. Anyone who wishes to attend can register here.
14 November 2016
Riesen mit Zwerg – the video
“Riesen mit Zwerg” (Giants with Dwarf) is the name of the installation that Stephan Hürlemann developed in the summer/autumn of 2016 for horgenglarus, the oldest chair and table manufacturer in Switzerland. The seven, up to 2.5m tall figures are made of chair and table parts an can be moved by cables. The installation was shown for the first time at Designers’ Saturday 2016, in Langenthal. The creation of the installation was documented by the filmmaker Jela Hasler with a short video. Watch it here.
6 November 2016
We are delighted that our installations ‘Der Wind’ for Bauwerk Parkett, ‘Riesen mit Zwerg’ for horgenglarus and ‘Hello Hello’ for Belux earned the smiles and astonishment of thousands of visitors to Designers’ Saturday 2016.
12 October 2016
Wohnrevue features Hello
An interesting report about Stephan Hürlemann and how he developed the cable lighting system Hello. Written by Katrin Ambühl. Full story
28 September 2016
The new UBS is under construction
In 2014 the architectural practice EM2N asked Hürlemann to collaborate on an entry in the international project to redesign the UBS Headquarters in Zurich. The project we developed together won first prize. For two years now Hürlemann has been working in collaboration with EM2N to design the interior of the bank – from the design of the counter hall, to the concept for boardrooms or the materials and furnishing of the public coffee bar. By autumn 2018 the building renovation should be complete and ready to meet future demands. Movie
5 September 2016
8-17th September, horgenglarus Exhibition in Luzern
Furniture specialist Buchwalder-Linder presents the exhibition ‘horgenglarus – die Geschichte hinter dem Design’ (horgenglarus, the history behind the design) in its Mühleplatz 2 branch in Lucerne. At a reception from 5pm on the 9thSeptember Marco Wenger from horgenglarus and Stephan Hürlemann will tell the interesting story of how the klio chair was made. Anyone interested is warmly invited to attend.
30 May 2016
2–25 June, horgenglarus exhibition in Viadukt*3
The exhibition ‘horgenglarus – a myth till today’ takes place at Viadukt*3 from 2-25 June 2016. At the opening Stephan Hürlemann and Marco Wenger, director of horgenglarus, will tell the exciting tale of how klio, the latest wood-framed chair from the Glarus manufacturer, was made. Opening: 2nd June, 6pm.
29 May 2016
Stephan Hürlemann at Designforum Winterthur
1 June | 7.30-8.30 am | Morning forum: ‘Swiss Made’ with Monika Walser from de Sede and Stephan Hürlemann. How does ‘Swiss Made’ design furniture assert itself on the international market? Can today’s top design compensate for the disadvantage of higher prices? On the 1st June Katrin Ambühl, Assistant Editor at Wohnrevue and co-founder of Designgut, talks with de Sede CEO Monika Walser and Stephan Hürlemann. Followed by coffee, juice and croissants. Entry is free for members of the Designforum Winterthur, for others 10 chf. Please register at firstname.lastname@example.org
23 May 2016
Special Event for DS-21
Stephan Hürlemann has been invited to present his successful DS-21 sofa family at ‘Wohnen, Möbel & Design’ in Zurich on the 26th May 2016. The public event celebrates the arrival of the soft-furnishing producer de Sede in the retailer at Claridenstrasse 25. The reception takes place from 4-8pm.
9 May 2016
NZZ am Sonntag features Stephan Hürlemann
An interesting report about Stephan Hürlemann and the story of our agency in the Stil magazine from 8 May. Written by David Streiff Corti. Full story
30 April 2016
We are currently completing the final apartments in the Löwenbräu Black Tower in Zurich – with our tallest crane yet.
19 April 2016
Open Days in Horgen
From 16–17 April 2016 Piega invited everyone to vitsit their headquarters in Horgen. Highlight of the event was the release of their new loudspeaker, the Master Line Source 2. The design of this masterpiece has been developed in collaboration with Stephan Hürlemann.
31 March 2016
DS-21 in Milan
16 March 2016
Studio Hannes Wettstein becomes Hürlemann
Once again our agency has the same name as the creative mind behind it. Our identity is new too. It has been designed by NORM. Gold Interactive programmed the website. We are very grateful to all involved.
2 March 2016
Two product launches at Light + Building
The leading world fair for lighting and building services engineering takes place in Frankfurt from 13-18 March. Stephan Hürlemann will be there with two designs for Belux. 34 years after Belux and designer Hannes Wettstein developed the low-voltage cable system light Metro, Belux now launch the cable system HELLO from Stephan Hürlemann. HELLO works with just one support cable and one spiral cable that supplies the light fitting with electricity. Hürlemann’s second design is the HAKU group of fittings which will find a wide variety of uses in office contexts in particular.
5 January 2016
Presentation at IMM cologne
Stephan Hürlemann has been invited to give a talk on parquet design in an interior context within the framework of IMM cologne. The presentation takes place on the 19 January from 10.30-11am in hall 2.2 / K008.
4 January 2016
At IMM cologne with four different works
The international interiors fair takes place in Cologne from the 18-24 January 2016. We will take part with four works: Swiss furniture manufacturer de Sede are launching two designs from Stephan Hürlemann in the form of the DS-21 sofa group and an accompanying side-table collection (hall 11.2/J61). Bauwerk Parkett present the new parquet product Formpark Mini (hall 4.2/C1). And, last but not least, we have developed a fair stand for horgenglarus once more this year (hall 3.2/E09–D08). Photo: Martin Grothmaak
27 October 2015
A new home for Hannes Wettstein
After publishing a book in 2011 about Hannes Wettstein, the founder of our company and our colleague, and about his work, we are now able to transfer part of his immense work archive to the Zurich Museum für Gestaltung (Design Museum) collection as a donation. It includes numerous prototypes, sketches and documentation of his work. We are delighted that Hannes’ legacy in the design world has thus found a fitting home.
25 April 2015
Collaboration with Piega
A great honour for Stephan Hürlemann: the Piega Company has appointed him as its art director. The range of products from the acoustic transducer manufacturer on the shore of Lake Zurich extends from hi-fi speakers for newbies to exclusive high-end equipment. Hürlemann, a musician himself, is simply delighted with this new job.
24 April 2015
Gulliver’s Eye in Winterthur
In response to a suggestion from the design laboratory of the Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst (Academy of Art and Design), Basel, Stephan Hürlemann and his team took part in a research project that focussed on the innovative lighting system OLED. The outcome is the lamp Gulliver’s Eye, which will be shown together with other OLED designs, prototypes and interactive installations in the exhibition OLED – Licht der Zukunft (OLED – Light of the Future) in the Gewerbemuseum Winterthur from 10 May to 18 October 2015. The opening will take place at 4 pm on Saturday, 9 May.