guderian + klingmüller at DMY berlin 2010 guderian + klingmüller at DMY berlin 2010
jun 20, 2010

guderian + klingmüller at DMY berlin 2010

‘toro’ trestle image © designboom

cologne and freiburg based designers arwed guderian and felix klingmüller, who together form guderian & klingmüller  recently showcased their work at DMY international design festival berlin 2010.

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‘toro’ designed by felix klingmüller is a scalable trestle that can carry a one-piece table top as well as single planks. the horn-shaped elements give the top security by holding it in place. the distance between the horns is scalable from 65 – 90 cm, allowing users to vary the width of the table. ‘toro’ is made of CNC-milled plywood and sheet steel.

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wide table top with ‘toro’ trestles

first cardboard mockup

second cardboard mockup

third cardboard mockup

‘luminary’ series image © designboom

the ‘luminary’ series by arwed guderian arc consists of three variants: ‘arcwork’, ‘arcbiblio’ and ‘arcfloor’. the luminaire height and the angle of reflection of the trapezoidal lamp were chosen so that they provide light according to the respective needs of users. the brightness can be dimmed from a comfortable to a diffuse setting. the lamp consists of three components: powder coated aluminium, LG himacs (acrylic composite material), high power LEDs. the ‘arc’ series come in combinations of various colours such as red/venus green, white/ venus green, black/ venus green.

‘arc lightscreen’

according to the building-set principle the LG himacs elements isolate the two electrically conductive powder coated aluminium arms and support the heat management.

‘arc control element’ image © designboom

‘arcwork’, ‘arcbiblio’ and ‘arcfloor’


arc prototypes in paper, steel and wood


‘dot’ can be either used as a stool or an occasional table. its essential construction is made of three wooden legs and a piece of sheet metal. the splay of the sheet metal stabilizes the seating surface and builds the holder of the legs. ‘dot’ was developed by felix klingmüller is available in two different heights: 44cm and 52cm.

‘dot’ stool/table image © designboom

top view image © designboom

top production

top production

top production

leg production

first prototype

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