15.11.2017
Chengdu, China

iF Design Center Chengdu

We are now working on the lighting schemes for the new 4000 sqm-iF Design Center in Chengdu, the booming 15 Million-capital of Sichuan Province in Western China.

soon more

view iF worlddesignguide

17.10.2017
Sorrento, Italy

Elegant Resort Hotel

We have been commissioned for the lighting design of the facade, the landscape and all exterior areas.

soon more

16.10.2017
Ljubljana, Slovenia

InterContinental Hotel Ljubljana

The new 5 star / 165 key hotel has been inaugurated - with our interior lighting design        for all public areas, bars and restaurants.

view hotel site

soon more

18.09.2017
London, UK

The Perfect Light Project

London - Berlin - New York - Paris - Milan
Screenings from 28th September - 19th October 2017

www.perfectlightproject.com

01.09.2017
Ludwigsburg, Germany

Hunke Jewellers and Opticians

Backed by a rich tradition, Hunke re-opened their new store in May 2017.
We underlined the interior design and the various presentations with distinguished lighting schemes.

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09.08.2017
Washington D.C., USA

AL Light & Architecture Awards

Our "Tower of Sparkle“ was honored with a Commendable Achievement Award
in the "Exhibition Lighting and Temporary Installations“ Category.

more

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20.07.2017
Munich, Germany

Werk 7

Our next project in the famous Munich Werksviertel. The exterior lighting for the Werk 7 entertainment hall.

soon more

20.07.2017
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

One Forty West

We are currently working on one of the new landmarks in Frankfurt's city center. A 140 m hybrid tower with private residences and a 4-star S hotel.

soon more

18.05.2017
London, UK

darc awards 2017 / Decorative

Last night at the Bloomsbury Ballroom in London.
Our *Munich Reeds* luminaire is the winner of the category „best decorative exterior fixture".

more about the awards

more about Munich Reeds

10.05.2017
Shanghai, China

Real Estate Design Awards 2017

Gold Award for Gerber Shopping Mall

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03.05.2017
Ludwigsburg, Germany

HUNKE

Jewelry & Eyewear Stores
Re-opening today.

more soon

08.03.2017
Munich, Germany

Reflections / HIGHRISE One

A film by Felix Hentschel about our temporary lighting installation for Reiss +Co, Munich.

Film
Highrise One 
Steidle Architects

13.02.2017
London, UK

LDA Lighting Design Awards 2017

Gerd Pfarré is invited as a juror for the 2017 LDA Lighting Design Awards.

more about the awards program
more about the judges

13.02.2017
Turin, Italy

Parco Dora, Turin

View the new photos of Alessandro Guida. With 370.000 sqm our largest urban project to date.

more

09.01.2017
Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany

md interior / design / architecture

Gerd Pfarré is invited to join the editorial advisory board of the famous german design magazine.

more

05.01.2017
Munich, Germany

1997 - 2017

two decades ago, we registered two domains:
lightingdesign.de & lichtplanung.com.
here we go, happy new year 2017

09.11.2016
Essen, Germany

red dot communication design award 2016

for Motel One Campus Restaurant, Munich

more

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27.10.2016
Munich Germany

Degussa Goldhandel GmbH

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve been chosen to design the new lighting identity for one the world’s major dealers of precious metals: Degussa.

more soon

Degussa website

26.10.2016
Munich, Germany

Werksviertel + Werk 3

Our "lighting containers" for the „Container Collective“ are under construction. The opening of one of Munich’s major cultural developments will take place soon.

more

07.10.2016
Venice, Italy

Codega International Lighting Design Prize 2016

Award ceremony at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection: 2nd Prize for Bolon Eyewear, Shanghai

more

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16.09.2016
Los Angeles, USA

Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone film „Snowden“ features our bespoke luminaires at Olympic Hall Business Area, Munich

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view trailer

15.09.2016
London, UK

darc awards 2016

Bolon Eyewear winner of the 2016 darc award
in spaces/low budget category

more

07.09.2016
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Intercontinental Hotel Ljubljana

Our studio has been commissioned for the
lighting design of all guest areas.

soon more

12.07.2016
Frankfurt, Germany

DDC Design Awards 2017

Gerd Pfarré is one of the jurors for the DDC Design Awards 2017, in the category space/architecture.

11.07.2016
Abastumani, Georgia

Agobili Hotel & Spa

We are the lighting designers for the Agobili Hotel & Spa in Abastumani, Georgia.
Architects: Henning Larsen, Munich
soon more

12.05.2016
Munich, Germany

German Lighting Design Award 2016

Winner International Projects Category:
Bolon Eyewear, Shanghai

more

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05.05.2016
London, UK

Lighting Designer of the Year 2016

Gerd Pfarré named Lighting Designer of the Year during the Lighting Design Awards Celebration at the Park Lane Hilton.

more

05.05.2016
London, UK

Retail Project of the Year 2016

Gerber Shopping Mall wins in Retail Category,
Bolon Eyewear Shanghai „Highly Commended“
at the Lighting Design Awards in London.

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02.05.2016
Barcelona, Spain

"Me considero un compositor de la iluminación“

Interview with Gerd Pfarré in Lightecture Magazine#21

more

01.04.2016
Beijing, China - London, UK - New York City, USA

Three nominations for "Das Gerber"

IAI Design Award 2016, supported by the
Asia Pacific Designers Foundation,
2016 LDA Lighting Design Awards London,
and Architizer A+ Award 2016 (online poll)

vote for us

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17.03.2016
Zurich, Switzerland

world-architects.com

„A bit drama for Bolon“

Bolon Eyewear Shanghai nominated for:
Deutscher Lichtdesign-Preis 2016, Munich
Lighting Design Award 2016, London

more
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01.03.2016
Frankfurt, Germany

"A private talk public"

Andreas Schulz + Gerd Pfarré teaming up at
IALD Lighting Perspectives / Light & Building

full program here

12.02.2016
Washington DC, USA

Architectural Lighting Magazine

„The Sophistication of Simplicity“
Bolon Eyewear, Shanghai

more

„When I start working on a project…“
One-on-One Interview with Gerd Pfarré

more

05.02.2016
Hannover, Germany

iF Design Awards 2016

Discipline Interior Architecture

for Bolon Eyewear, Shanghai
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for Motel One Campus, Munich
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03.02.2016
Munich, Germany

by pfarré lighting design

Some call it Newsletter, we call it ILLUMINATED.
From today on, and from time to time, we’ll send out an eye-opener on what’s hot and what’s cool in our studio.

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20.12.2015
Herzogenaurach, Germany

Adidas Campus Landscape

Lighting Masterplan
Call for Ideas, 1st Prize

soon more

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02.12.2015
New York City, USA

Interior Design Magazine

Best of Year Award for DER SPIEGEL Canteen
Best in 10 years: Cafeteria

more

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26.11.2015
Barcelona, Spain

Brillantes resultados a la vista

lightecture.com features Bolon Eyewear, Shanghai

more (spanish only)

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13.11.2015
Frankfurt, Germany

Gute Gestaltung 16

DDC Award Gute Gestaltung 16,
space/architecture category -
with Ippolito Fleitz Group

for: Bolon Eyewear, Shanghai
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for: Das Gerber, Stuttgart
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12.11.2015
Leinfelden, Germany

Holistic approach

md magazine features WGV Casino project

more (german only)

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22.10.2015
Munich, Germany

Iconic Awards 2015

Winner Interior Category:
Bucherer Paris

more

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07.10.2015
Munich, Germany

Celebrate the light with us

Our open studio party on Friday,
09. October 2015, from 7-10 pm

25.09.2015
London, UK

darc awards 2015

second prize for our project „Das Gerber“
category interior / high budget

more

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17.09.2015
Munich, Germany

One Campus Restaurant

at Motel One München-City Süd now open

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10.08.2015
Munich, Germany

IALD Europe Lighting Conversation

with Mark Major and Gerd Pfarré
at Architekturgalerie Munich
September 29, 2015, 7:00 PM

Registration: click here

19.07.2015
Portsmouth, UK

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Competition

we're delighted about the 1st Prize with Latz+Partner and Andrew Motion

video

16.07.2015
Munich, Germany

Werksviertel München

The Werksviertel is one of Munich’s major urban developments.
We have been commissioned for the lighting masterplan, and the overall night time image of
the „Werk 3“ building.

06.07.2015
Frankfurt/Main, Germany

we have been winning awards

Iconic Award 2015 for HafenCity University Subway Station, Hamburg

more

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26.06.2015
Munich, Germany

Light fascinates

Gerd speaking on the occasion of the exhibition opening "More Light“.  
Bavarian Chamber of Architects in co-operation with TUM, Munich
July 22, 2015, 7:00 PM

25.06.2015
Stockport, UK / Berlin, Germany

pfarré lighting design makes a move

mondo*arc and competitionline.de featuring our new studio

01.06.2015
Athens, Greece

IALD Lighting Conversation

Gerd speaking in Athens:
4th of June, 2015, 7:30 pm, at BIOS
The Main Room, Peireos 84, 10435 Athens, Greece 

click here to register

29.05.2015
Frankfurt, Germany

Deutscher Lichtdesign-Preis 2015

Award Corporate Category for
WGV Casino & Old Guardhouse, Stuttgart

more

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08.05.2015
New York City, USA

32nd IALD Awards Presentation and Gala Dinner, Gotham Hall

Lighting Design Award of Merit for „Das Gerber“, Stuttgart

more info

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01.05.2015
Shanghai, China

Bolon Flagship Store

On May 1, Bolon Eyewear Flagship Store opened its doors at famous Nanjing Road.

Bolon website

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30.04.2015
Munich, Germany

wir sind umgezogen / we’ve moved

to our wonderful new office near by the English Garden: Hesseloherstrasse 20 / Occamstrasse, 80802 Munich
Please click „contact" for further details.

29.04.2015
Barcelona, Spain

Diseño de Iluminación Arquitectónica

Gerd is now a frequent lecturer at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
Next lecture / lighting design workshop: May 7 & 8, 2015.

more info

20.04.2015
Shanghai, China

Bolon Flagship Store

On May 1, 2015 the new Bolon Eyewear Store will
be inaugurated in downtown Shanghai - with our
lighting scheme.

soon more

01.04.2015
Warstein, Germany

Deutscher Lichtdesign-Preis 2015

Three of our projects are shortlisted:
- HafenCity University Subway Station, Hamburg
- Das Gerber, Stuttgart
- WGV Casino & Old Guardhouse, Stuttgart

more

24.03.2015
Würzburg, Germany

Congress Centrum Würzburg

The redevelopment of the convention center will be finished soon.

soon more

13.02.2015
Tokyo, Japan

Working in Reflection

Gerd Pfarré speaking at Enlighten Asia, Big Sight, Ariake Koto, March 5, 11:00 a.m

31.01.2015
Hamburg, Germany

BDA Hamburg Architektur Preis 2014

One third prize for HafenCity University Subway Station

more info

competitionline

30.01.2015
Gavorrano, Italy

Santa Croce

We design the interior and exterior illumination for the manor in the Maremma area

more info soon

30.01.2015
Worldwide

UNESCO International Year of Light 2015

22.01.2015
Hamburg, Germany

VELUX Architekten-Wettbewerb / Architects Award 2015

Gerd Pfarré is member of the jury.
 
more

16.01.2015
Munich, Germany

Die lange Nacht der Architektur

HEISS//KALT _ Werk 3

pfarré lighting design and steidle architekten transform the construction site with a temporary lighting installation
23.01.2015 / from 7:00 pm

official website

video

07.12.2014
Tokyo, Japan / Barcelona, Spain

working in reflection / 2015

Gerd speaking at "Big Sight" Tokyo, IALD Enlighten Asia Education Conference organized by IALD Japan, on March 5, 2015,
and is giving a lecture plus workshop in Barcelona, at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, on March 27+28, 2015

02.12.2014
Beijing, China

Keer Flagship Store

at Wangfujing Dajie will be inaugurated this week.

more info soon

19.11.2014
Medellín, Colombia

EILD Encuentro Iberoaméricano de Lighting Design 2014

"La luz y la alegría de Iberoamérica se manifiestan en Medellín."
"Gran conferencia del lighting designer aleman Gerd Pfarré."

EILD on facebook

EILD on lightecture

17.10.2014
Stuttgart, Germany

Das Gerber

The Gerber Shopping Mall has been opened on September 23, 2014

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15.10.2014
Munich, Germany

The Seven

Our lighting design for the foyer and patio is finalized. We designed custom-made "fibre-rushes" for the patio.

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25.09.2014
Medellín, Colombia

La luz está en el aire...

Gerd Pfarré keynote speaker in Medellín, at
EILD 2014, Encuentro Iberoamericano de Lighting Design, November 6, 2014, 08:00, Centro de Convenciones, Plaza Mayor de Medellín

24.09.2014
Berlin, Germany

IALD Enlighten Europe 2014

Join the world’s leading lighting designers at IALD Enlighten Europe educational conference. November 9-11, 2014, Andel's Hotel Berlin.

14.08.2014
Washington DC, USA

11th AL Light & Architecture Design Awards

Commendable Achievement Award for WGV Casino & Old Guardhouse

more

more

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29.07.2014
Budapest, Hungary

AIT Retail & Presentation Award 2014

"Best Design Concept"
AIT Retail & Presentation Award 2014 for Bork Flagship Store, Moscow with Ippolito Fleitz Group

more

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25.07.2014
Barcelona, Spain

WGV Casino & Old Guardhouse

... featured in Lightecture 14.

01.07.2014
Sydney, Australia

Illumni.co

features WGV Casino and Old Guardhouse

more

07.06.2014
Madrid, Spain

Diseño Interior Issue 261

Cover story: Palace of International Forums, Tashkent

more

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06.06.2014
Stuttgart, Germany

WGV Casino & Old Guardhouse

view the brand new project documentation:

projects / hospitality

04.06.2014
Istanbul, Turkey

Light in Architecture Vol. 4, Istanbul

Gerd Pfarré speaking in Istanbul, June 3, 2014, 19:00: "Yansimalar / Reflections" at Yapi Endüstri
Merkezi, Istanbul

18.05.2014
Beijing, China

Dada Jewelry Stores

Three new Dada stores will be opened in Beijing next week: New World, Gate City Mall, Jinyuan

more info soon

16.05.2014
Munich, Germany

A6 Sechste Architekturwoche / Sixth Architecture Week

Enjoy the 80 m long red roof and see the light
May 16-25, 2014

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15.05.2014
Munich, Germany

The Seven

The 15-storey residential project is nearly finalized.

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27.03.2014
Stuttgart, Germany

WGV Casino & Old Guardhouse

...inaugurated with a great event
and cool custom-made luminaires

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25.03.2014
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg's most beautiful Subway Station

Article Hamburger Abendblatt (german)

01.03.2014
Beijing, China

... in the land of the rising sun

Retail lighting design for the new Dada jewelry stores
more coming soon

25.02.2014
Mexico City, Mexico

ILUMINET revista de iluminación online

"Una plática cercana y llena de anécdotas con      Gerd Pfarré"

24.01.2014
Munich, Germany

Munich Creative Business Week 2014

pfarré lighting design in "The Munich Lookbook"
Kurzfilm / short movie

15.01.2014
Madrid, Spain

IEDLuce 2014

Gerd Pfarré speaking in Madrid:
"Case study. The Palace of International Forums, Tashkent"

IED Madrid, Aula Magna, Larra 14, Madrid
February 13, 2014, 19:00

07.01.2014
Barcelona, Spain

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Gerd Pfarré speaking in Barcelona:
"Light? Let's talk about reflection"

Auditorio del Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Barcelona, Plaça dels Àngels 1, January 30, 2014, 19:30

28.11.2013
London, UK

World Interiors News Awards 2013

Best Lighting Design Project
HafenCity University Subway Station, Hamburg

more

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24.11.2013
Huntington Beach, USA

IES Illumination Awards 2013

Special Citation for Dynamic Integration of Lighting
with Public Transportation

for HafenCity University Subway Station, Hamburg

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22.11.2013
Munich, Germany

EW House / private residence

what a beautiful home

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20.11.2013
Munich, Germany

we have been winning awards. Iconic Awards 2013

for Palace of International Forums Uzbekistan and Belltower, Tashkent, Uzbekistan;

for the Canteen DER SPIEGEL, Hamburg 

12.11.2013
Moscow, Russian Federation

Zaryadye Park Competition

2nd Prize with TPO Reserve, Latz + Partner,
Maxwan, Buro Happold

more

video

04.10.2013
Immenstadt, Germany

Diamond Way Buddhism Europe Center

Wir gestalten das Licht für die Innen- und Aussenbereiche / We design the interior and exterior lighting

01.10.2013
Maastricht, The Netherlands

The Great Indoors Award 2013

HafenCity University Subway Station shortlisted
in category "serve and facilitate"

more

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24.09.2013
Munich, Germany

ILLUMINATOR 02 released

No 02 entitled "Artistic Light" out now
more about the greatest magazine about light:

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30.08.2013
Sydney, Australia

The Gerd Pfarré Interview

Tariq Qayoom for Illumni.co

more

12.08.2013
London, UK

World Interiors News Awards 2013

HafenCity University Subway Station shortlisted
in Lighting Design category

30.07.2013
São Paulo, Brazil

4th LEDforum

Gerd Pfarré speaking in São Paulo:
"SSL- let's talk about design", August 2, 2013

11.07.2013
Moscow, Russian Federation

Zaryadaye Park, Moscow

Together with Maxwan, Latz+Partner, TPO Reserve and Buro Happold we are shortlisted in the international competition

10.07.2013
Paris, France

Bucherer Paris

The world's largest store dedicated to horology opened its doors. Our team designed the entire lighting scheme with LED

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04.07.2013
Chicago, USA

HafenCity University Subway Station, Hamburg

28.06.2013
Hannover, Germany

we have been winning awards. IF communication design award 2013

for the Canteen DER SPIEGEL, Hamburg

for BORK Flagship Store, Moscow

13.06.2013
Toronto, Canada

we have been winning awards. AZURE Award for Design Excellence 2013

Commercial & Institutional Interiors Category
HafenCity University Subway Station

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24.04.2013
Philadelphia, USA

IALD Radiance Award for Excellence in Lighting Design

The world's most prestigious award for excellence in lighting design for HafenCity University Subway Station

International Association of Lighting Designers

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10.04.2013
Barcelona, Spain

LAMP Awards 2013

HafenCity University Subway Station
Finalist Interior Lighting Award

more

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22.03.2013
Frankfurt, Germany

Deutscher Lichtdesignpreis 2013

Bork Flagship Store, Moscow
Finalist International Project

more

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23.01.2013
Munich, Germany

Master of Science Light and Lighting at TUM / Faculty of Architecture

Gerd Pfarré has been appointed to lecture at the Technical University Munich

20.01.2013
Chicago, USA

International Association of Lighting Designers IALD

Gerd Pfarré, FIALD has been inducted to the IALD College of Fellows

25.11.2012
New York City, USA

THE MOMENT

ILLUMINATOR on page 3 in the NEW YORK TIMES sunday issue

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20.11.2012
New York City, USA

ILLUMINATOR

ILLUMINATOR featured in the New York Times "T" Magazine

01.10.2012
Munich, Germany

ILLUMINATOR

the greatest magazine about light - in nature, culture, architecture, art and design. The editors will showcase the first issue:

Launch Party on Oct. 31, 2012, at the Architekturgalerie München, Türkenstrasse 30

09.08.2012
Chicago, USA

The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture & Design

The International Architecture Awards for the best
new global Design 2012 for Parco Dora, Turin

more

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06.07.2012
Beirut, Lebanon

Newounsa Park Avenue Store

our Lighting Concept for the Downtown Store will be installed shortly

more

25.05.2012
Würzburg, Germany

1st prize

sewage plant facade design competition
with Auer+Weber+Assoziierte, Munich

24.05.2012
Hamburg, Germany

Deutscher Lichtdesignpreis 2012

for the Canteen DER SPIEGEL

more

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05.04.2012
Stockport, UK

mondo*arc / April May Issue

Coverstory:
DER SPIEGEL HQ Canteen, Hamburg: "Mirror Image"

more

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13.02.2012
Munich, Germany

Munich Creative Business Week 2012

Open Studio at 09.02.2012
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