Soirée du matériel

news/soir-e-du-mat-riel | posted: 06.08.15

Beat Karrer talks about FluidSolids at Offcut Club Basel.

Thursday 20th of August
18:30 - 20:00

Offcut - Materialmarkt für kreative Wiederverwertung
Dreispitz Basel
Venedig-Strasse 30
4142 Münchenstein

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Research & development / FluidSolids

Juror at Spark Awards

news/juror-spark-awards | posted: 05.08.15

Beat Karrer acted as a juror at the 8th Annual Sparks Award, followed by the great Ceremony in San Francisco. Felicitations to the winners!

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New Specter by Toss b

news/new-specter-toss-b | posted: 02.04.15

Toss B redcently lauched our new lamp SPECTER. Its appearance is characterized by the two elyptical cut-outs. It will next be presented at Euroluce in Milan:

14 April till 19 April 2015
Rho Fiera Milano
Pavilion 13, Stand M10

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Serial / Specter

SkateboarZ at Giardina

news/skateboarz-giardina | posted: 15.03.15

At Giardina 2015, BURRI public elements exclusively presented three new product developments including our new SkateboardZ stand. These were on show at “les urbanistes”, the largest installation at the trade fair, which won the Gold Award in the “Special Garden Show” category at the opening.

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Serial / SkateboardZ

iF Design Award 2015

news/if-design-award-2015 | posted: 23.02.15

Beat Karrer was designated juror of iF Design Award 2015.
Together with more than 50 experts from all over the world he gave his vote to the selection of the 2015 iF Design Award Winners.

iF Design Award
Jury / January 2015
Hamburg DE

Award Ceremony / 27. February 2015
Munich DE

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Beat Karrer on air

news/beat-karrer-air | posted: 20.01.14

After a lecture Beat Karrer gave in Beijing Design Week, he talked to Voices From Other Lands, telling about the development of FluidSolids during the past six years. Have fun.

Listen / Pushing Existing Material to Their Limits

Salon D - Gutes Morgen

news/salon-d-gutes-morgen | posted: 09.01.14

Certain designers, developers and inventors, as well as other innovatiors, are working today to ensure our future is a positive one. What ideas, opinions and developments do they have in store for us? We'll find out at Salon D - we wish everyone who attends our very first issue and primiere a positive future (Gutes Morgen).
Attendance is free. As the number of seats is limited, we recommend registering well in advance by mail: salon-d(at)

Eckard Foltin (Head of Insight & Foresight Management)
Barbara Busse (Creative Direction Colors & Materials, Deutsche Telekom)
Stephan Rahn (General Manager Communication, 3M Deutschland GmbH)
Beat Karrer (Industrial Designer, FluidSolids)
Dr. Sascha Peters (Material Specialist, Haute Innovation)
Steve Rommel (Fraunhofer Institut IPA)
Lorenz Potthast (Media Designer)

Gerrit Terstiege (Design Publicist)

16. January 2014, 19:00
Geisselstrasse 103 a
50823 Cologne DE

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Sustainable business - sustainable design

news/sustainable-business-sustainable-design | posted: 09.01.14

The organization "Swiss Design Transfer" invites to a discussion. Topic is design and its relation to sustainability - facing ecologic, economic and social factors.

Janez Zekar (Bioburn)
Beat Karrer (FluidSolids)
Rolf Senti (Bagno Sasso Mobili)

Claudia Acklin (Swiss Design Transfer)
Michel Hueter (Design Preis Schweiz)

Tuesday 14. January 2014, 17:30 - 19:15
Design Center Langenthal
Mühleweg 14, 4900 Langenthal

Places are limited. Registration by e-mail:

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Research & Development / FluidSolids
Know-how Transfer / Lectures


Innovationsforum Lucerne

news/innovationsforum-lucerne | posted: 09.01.14

At the Innovationsforum on the occasion of Swiss Plastics Fair in Lucerne, Beat Karrer speaks about his experiences while developing FluidSolids.

Swiss Plastics
Tuesday 21. January, 10:00 - 15:30
12:00 Beat Karrer: Biowerkstoffe für Designbauteile
Messe Luzern, Halle 4

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Research & Development / Fluidsolids
Know-how Transfer / Lectures

Skopje Design Week

news/skopje-design-week | posted: 06.09.13

Switzerland is the country in Focus of this years Skopje Design Week.
The installation PROJECTED SPACE by Beat Karrer shows two different approaches to design: product design and material design. The exhibition gives an insight into the development of the material FluidSolids and shows an installation made with some elements of the Architonic Concept Space IV - illuminated by a bunch of SPIN lamps by TossB.

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Research & Development / FluidSolids
Unique / Architonic Concept Space

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