Luigi Colani is one of the most successful and controversial designers. The Swiss-born German industrial designer is known for his organic forms that he applied to products such as cars, airplanes, trucks, cameras, and furniture. In 2007, VernissageTV met Luigi Colani at his studio in Karlsruhe (Germany). In this interview, Colani looks back at his career and talks about the state of design.
In this excerpt of our 2007 interview with Luigi Colani, the designer talks about his beginnings as a designer. The complete interview is available after the break.
This is another segment in our series r3 that highlights the treasures of VernissageTV’s huge archive. R3 is a series of VernissageTV classics, now re-mastered, re-edited and reissued in High Definition. Click here for the complete list of videos. Click here for the original post. For more videos featuring Luigi Colani, click here! A re-mastered and re-edited version of our coverage of Luigi Colani’s exhibition at the Design Museum in London will be published in August, 2013.
Karlsruhe, March 29, 2007. Camera: Arno Dietsche. Interview / editing: Heinrich Schmidt.
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Complete interview (43:05 Min.):