The Rubber Cup goes back to Richard Sapper, then-professor at the Stuttgart Academy of Art: students from all universities were invited to participate in this race on the condition that their vehicles were powered by nothing but 20g of rubber.… Weiterlesen
In 1988, the first World Design Expo (the only one in this particular form) took place in the Japanese city of Nagoya (‘Toyota City’). After some discussions with the Japanese organisers, Michael Erlhoff (at that time CEO of the German … Weiterlesen
The exhibition was curated and organised by Herbert Lindinger (who also taught at this world-famous design school in the early 1960s). He asked Michael Erlhoff to organise the catalogue. Michael Erlhoff also is responsible for the exhibition title: „Die Moral … Weiterlesen
In 1986 the chief curator of documenta 8, Manfred Schneckenburger, asked Michael Erlhoff to become a member of the board of the world-famous art exhibition taking place every five years. Together they decided to involve design and designers for and … Weiterlesen
In 1978, S.J. Schmidt, Klaus Ramm and Jörg Drews, professors at the then newly founded Bielefeld University, invited all German-speaking writers from the field of concrete and visual poetry to come to Bielefeld for a discussion and public reading.
In … Weiterlesen