Eva Marguerre, born in 1983, is a German designer studying since 2004 at the State University of Media Art and Design in Karlsruhe. During her academic studies she was engaged in the areas of product design, interior styling, and editorial work. Among others she worked as designer for Stefan Diez and as stylist in the Brigitte living department. Furthermore, she took over assistant tasks for several residential-magazines and stylists. Her works, which can be described as a symbiosis of styling, design, and home decor, were already shown at international exhibitions e.g. in Milan, Kortrijk, Lodz, Vienna, Cologne and Berlin. They were also publicized in diverse magazines, like Interni, L‘Officiel 1000 Modèles Design 09/10, Form, Elle Deco, Design Report and Mix Future Interior. Furthermore, she was awarded numerous prizes and scholarships.During her academic studies she created the stool-series NIDO. In this project, she coupled her creative talent with the technical know-how of the German manufacturer Masson. She developed a production ready stool-series, prepared the packaging, organized the subsequent fair presentations and provided a marketing-concept.The project NIDO gained an exceptional high attention by the international press and was publicized in the three renowned design-books: "Limited Edition", "Desire: The Shape of Things to Come" and "Chroma: Design, Architektur und Kunst in Farbe".
Q : When did you realize you wanted to be a designer?A : When I was 14 years oldQ : How would you define your design style?A : I am enthusiastic about experimentation, and probing performances of materials up to their limits.
Q : What would you do if you were not a designer/artist?A : Photographer Q : Where do you draw your ideas/inspiration from?A : From MaterialsQ : Who do you consult about works?A : Marcel BesauQ : Which of your projects do you consider a success?A : NidoQ : Which of your projects do you consider a failure?A : Every project has his permission, some are good to learn something about material, about designing... and some are good to learn about yourself...Q : What is the first design work you can recall?A : "Simple Light" 2005Q : Name a colleague you admire.A : Oskar ZietaQ : What in your opinion is the greatest design invention in recent years?A : I dont know, I like old traditionell crafts, I like handmade products...Q : With which personality from the past would you like to have coffee?A : Charles and Ray EamesQ : Which materials interest/fascinate you most?A : I like Materials who can transform from one appearance to another.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 : Its not that important at the beginning what you do, it is more important to do a lot and test everything and find your own way of work.Q : What are your future projects?A : I dont know, projects will come to me...