The collaboration of Julia Läufer and Marcus Keichel with Lammhults started in 2014. Julia and Marcus were invited by Lammhults to work on two different projects. The result of an intense and fruitful collaboration was APERI and PENNE in 2016.
Focusing on sustainable design solutions, their disciplines range from furniture design and industrial design, through exhibition to corporate and communication design.
While Marcus comes from architecture and industrial design and Julia from fashion and textile design they founded their Berlin based design studio LÄUFER + KEICHEL in 2003.
They have been collaborating with different European brands such as Avarte, Lapalma, Martela, Thonet, Offecct, Wilkhahn and Zeitraum and others.
JULIA LÄUFER was born in Freiburg in the South of Germany. She studied fashion and textile design at St. Martin’s School of Arts in London, and at the University of the Arts in Berlin.
MARCUS KEICHEL was born in Frankfurt/Main. He studied industrial design, architecture and cultural studies at the University of the Arts in Berlin. Since 2016 Marcus is a professor for industrial design at HTW Dresden University of Applied Sciences.