David Hanauer http://www.davidhanauer.de
1982 born in Munich, Germany2003-2006: Apprenticeship as dressmaker at ‚Escada AG', Munich2006-2007: Part of the ‚International Munich Art Lab' (IMAL), Munichsince 2007: University of Art and Design, product design, Karlsruhe2009: Workshop with design students at the ‚China Academy of Art', Hangzhou. Workshop with fashion designers in Sofia, Bulgariaexchange semester at the ‚College of Fine Arts', Sydney, Australia2010: Intermed exam with vice chair but table versa be cause wall and floor' and ‚red black'.
2011: Project with porcelain in Beijing (CAFA) and Handan, ChinaWorkshop ‚A SHOP IN JERUSALEM', Jerusalem, Israel
Q : When did you realize you wanted to be a designer?A : everything else is not for me.Q : How would you define your design style?A : straight and forward.Q : What would you do if you were not a designer/artist?A : still sewing dresses for Escada! Q : Where do you draw your ideas/inspiration from?A : keep on moving and ideas pop up.Q : Who do you consult about works?A : myself.Q : Which of your projects do you consider a success?A : every project i finish.Q : Which of your projects do you consider a failure?A : when i never have thought of it another time after finishing.Q : What is the first design work you can recall?A : a house. it was mentally.Q : To what extent do you believe that design should be functional?A : generally things that need to function need to function.Q : Name a colleague you admire.A : Jonathan Monk.Q : What have you learnt about design yourself?A : all answers of this questionnaire.Q : What in your opinion is the greatest design invention in recent years?A : 'Ad Hoc' by Peter Schäfer.Q : With which personality from the past would you like to have coffee?A : my grandfather.Q : Which materials interest/fascinate you most?A : i fall back to any kind of liquid material from time to time.Q : What advice would you give a designer at the start of his career / What advice would you have liked to receive at the start of your career?A : do it.Q : What are your future projects?A : a persian carpet for the present.