Milia Seyppel runs her own design studio since 2011 in Hamburg Germany, creating furniture, textile, accessories and lighting designs. Moreover Milia Seyppel works on interior concepts for Photoproductions and interior architecture, as well as a design consultant.

Milia Seyppel graduated in design at the Bauhaus University in Weimar. She gained experience in several Design Studios: Denis Santachiara in Milan, Joris Laarman in Rotterdam and Christian Werner in Hamburg. In 2006 she founded frenchknicker with Laura Straßer. 2009/2010 she also worked for the Museum of Arts and Crafts Hamburg, specialized on design history and contemporary design.

Milia Seyppel’s design speaks a unique, poetic and sensual language, constructing forms, sculptures, playful objects and finding new ways of use. Her design intends to test limits and explore new possibilities of materials and forms. Milia Seyppel’s aim is to develop products of high quality, uniqueness and long life.

Exhibitions

2017:
-Salone del Mobile “20 years Salone Satellite”
-Euroluce together with Karakter Copenhagen
2016:
-Galeria Rossana Orlandi tohether with Karakter-Copenhagen and Lyngby Porcelain
2015:
-“DMY Berlin”, on the Audi workbench
-“Salone del Mobile” with Karakter Copenhagen and Petit Friture, Milan Italy



2014:
“Maison & Objets” with Petite Friture, Lyngby Porcelain, Karakter, Paris France
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“Designxport opening exhibition”, Hamburg Germany
-“3days of Design” with Karakter-Copenhagen, Copenhagen Denmark
-“Salone Satellite” International furniture fair Milan, Italy



2013:
-“Sleeping Dogs”, group exhibition, Hamburg Germany
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-Peter Siemmsen Stiftung” group exhibition, Peter Siemmsen Foundation, Ratzbek Germany
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-Danish Chromatism” group exhibition, Salone del Mobile, Triennale di Milano, Milan Italy
-“Lys i gamle hus” group exhibition, nordic artists’ centre, Dale Norway



2012:
-“Salone Satellite” International furniture fair Milan, Italy
-“Formland fair” Trendzone, Herning, Denmark

2011:
-“Normann Copenhagen Flagship Store”, Copenhagen, Denmark
-“Eindhoven Designweek” at DDY Dutch Design Year, Netherlands
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“Blickfang” Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/ Contemporary Art, Vienna, Austria
-“Gallery S. Bensimon”, Paris France
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“Stilwerk Designgallery”, Hamburg Germany
-“DMY Berlin”, Germany



2009
-“Fourisalone“, My Bauhaus is better than yours,
-Milan Italy
“DMY“ My Bauhaus is better than yours, Berlin Germany

2008:
-“(d3) Imm Cologne“, Kölner Möbelmesse, Cologne Germany
-“Designpreis Neunkirchen“, exhibition and competition, Neunkirchen Germany
-“Design with a smile“, Design Museum Gent Belgium
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“Interieur fair Kortrijk, competition and exhibition, Kortrijk Belgium

2007:
-“Ceramics for Breakfast“, Macef Designfair, Milan Italy
-“Sturm und Drang“, E 105 Gallery, Bonn Germany
-“Handled with care“, contemporary ceramics, London Design festival, London UK
-“Poesie des funktionalem“, Industrie museum, Chemnitz Germany



2006:
-“Talents“ Tendence lifestyle, Frankfurt Germany
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“Inside Amsterdam“, Galerie Otro Diseño, Amsterdam Netherlands
“Design Mai Youngsters“, Berlin Germany

Awards, Nominees, Mentions, Fellowships, Grants

2014:
-Funding grant “Goethe Institut Milano” for Salone Satellite

2013:
-Fellowship “Nordic Artists’ Centre Dale, Norway” 2 months artist in residence

2012:
-Fellowship “Peter Siemmsen Foundation, Förderung der keramischen Kunst”, 2 months artist in residence

2011:
-Awarded “Time to Design award” by The Danish Art Workshops, Normann Copenhagen, Dansk Dynamit, Danish Association of Wood and Furniture Industries (TA) and OeO, awarded, 3 months artist in residence in Copenhagen

2010:
-Nominee “Designpreis Deutschland“ Federal Republic of Germany and German Design Council

2009:
-Nominee “Thüringer Innovationspreis“

2008:
-Nominee “(d3) contest Imm Cologne” Rat für Formgebung Germany”
Awarded “Modular Lighting Instruments for contemporary working  lighting“ Interieur Kortrijk

2007:
-Shortlisted “Bright LED“ Gwangiu Biennale Foundation
Shortlisted “Premio Vice Magistretti“ Depadova
Awarded “Ceramics for breakfast“, MACEF Milan

CLIENTS

Styling:
Nya Nordiska
Dedon
Garpa
Stern
Living at Home
Interio
MyKilos
Etsy
Ogilvy
Brigitte Living
Blomus

Design:
Karakter Copenhagen
Lyngby Porcelain
Petit Friture
Skagerak
Bolia
Wallpaper store