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Heico Linke & Gesa Meeder

Industrial designers - Germany

No one else has in the past influenced the design style Zack so vast that Heico Linke, which, in his own words, was itself heavily influenced by the creativity Bauhaus in Weimar and Dessau, by Wilhelm Wagenfeld, the pioneer of the "design of current consumption" German, and the playfulness of the Memphis group around Ettore Sottsass. 

 

Since 1995, Heico Linke helps develop the Product-Design service with Zack, and successfully developed exclusive stainless steel accessories for the home design for the label. His style, marked by a pronounced minimalism, this is like a red thread throughout the collection and gives its stamp firmly on all items that come out of his pen. Among the most successful current Heico Linke projects include items like utensils Scinta fireplace, fruit baskets and Stiletto Satura, the outdoor furniture Mondo or series of small furniture Madrio. 

 

Gesa Meeder took the decision to become a designer of products during a one-year stay in London as part of a project. It was followed by studies at the "Fachhochschule für Kunst und Design" in Hanover she completed in 1996 with the brief "Bad mobil" (portable room suite). No wonder that it has started his professional activity in Adolf Babel, currency specialized design and with long experience in the field of health. At this station, Gesa Meeder has been responsible for several successful projects, including in particular the Zero bathtub, which was developed in collaboration with Hoesch and which have been awarded numerous awards from national and international design. 

 

Gesa Meeder when working with stainless steel, it is important to him to animate the material using a language always clear and reduced forms, with details and target contrasts. Since 2000 she worked as a product designer at Zack.