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The studio

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Alex Klein is an award-winning German designer, artist, lecturer, and the founder of studio creative underdogs.

 

While pursuing his diploma in Industrial Design at the State Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Stuttgart and at ENSCI - Les Ateliers in Paris, Alex Klein gained valuable experience working with renowned design studios such as SIMON BUSSE STUDIO, NILS HOLGER MOORMANN, and Studio F. A. Porsche, serving international clients. His consistent attitudes and continuous pursuit of the highest quality have shaped his approach to work.

 

In addition to his project work, Alex Klein serves as a lecturer for furniture design at Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart and conducts workshops at various design universities.

 

studio creative underdogs was established in 2015 in Stuttgart, focusing on designing and consulting in the fields of product design, furniture design, and interior design for international clients. Additionally, the studio manages and implements free artistic collaborations with artists, brands, and galleries. The designs produced by studio creative underdogs have been exhibited in several cities around the world, showcasing the studio's innovative and diverse approach to design.

 

We are open for creative cooperations and projects. 

For inquiries and showroom visits please contact hello@studiocreativeunderdogs.com

 



Awards
 

09.2024.  Vista Alegre Artistic Residency in Ílhavo, Portugal

05.2023.  iF DESIGN AWARD 2023 Gold for KEUCO AXESS - Freelance Work with Studio F. A. Porsche for KEUCO

12.2022. »Special Mention« for PERG at the German Design Award 2023 in the category - Excellent Architecture - Interior Architecture.

08.2022.  reddot award winner - The ARGENT K6 RGB gaming keyboard - Freelance work with Studio F. A. Porsche for Thermaltake

08.2022.  reddot award winner - The ARGENT DS 100 desk cooler - Freelance work with Studio F. A. Porsche for Thermaltake

08.2022.  Residency at Libken Summer Academy, Gerswalde

06.2022.  scholarship - Academy X 2022, Stuttgart

07.2021.  reddot award winner - The ARGENT M5 RGB gaming mouse - Freelance work with Studio F. A. Porsche for Thermaltake

10.2012.  VLOW! junior award 1. place / Bregenz

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Selected clients we successfully worked with

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Exhibitions

07.2023.  openart Stuttgart - solo photo + furniture exhibition

05.2023.  PERG gallery - LOST and FOUND by Charlie Edmiston, gallery bench / Ludwigsburg

05.2023.  INTERZUM - HfT Stuttgart X FORBO Linoleum Furniture / Köln

03.2023.  COLLECTIBLE Design Fair / Brussels, Belgium

03.2023.  BLICKFANG - HfT Stuttgart X FORBO Linoleum Furniture / Stuttgart

11.2022.  PERG gallery - SCU FLASH FURNITURE SERIES release / Ludwigsburg

08.2022.  Libken Summer Academy, Group Exhibition, Gerswalde

07.2022.  PERG gallery - SCU POP UP STORE & movie night / Ludwigsburg

06.2022.  Academy X 2022, public exhibition in the city of Stuttgart

01.2022.  PERG gallery - SCU furniture archive opening / Ludwigsburg

10.2020.  Junge Möbelschau / Stuttgart

09.2020.  Studio Solo Exhibition, Schätze des Westens / Stuttgart

01.2020.  Consumer Electronics Show / Las Vegas, Nevada

05.2019.  COMPUTEX /Taipei, Taiwan

11.2019.  Smart City Expo World Congress / Barcelona

07.2017.  State Academy of Arts and Design / Stuttgart

03.2017.  BLICKFANG / Stuttgart

01.2017.  imm / Cologne

01.2016.  imm / Cologne

11.2015.  ARD Buffet - Designerportrait / Baden-Baden

11.2015.  Soopkitchen gallery / Stuttgart

07.2015.  State Academy of Arts and Design / Stuttgart

04.2015.  „1865 - Inspired by History“ by BASF designfabrik / design week Milan 

03.2015.  BLICKFANG LOCALS / Stuttgart

03.2015.  IW8 - Lange Nacht der Museen - FUTURE CITY / Stuttgart

12.2014.  LRG Arthouse / Stuttgart

12.2014.  KICKS N´COFFEE Sneaker Exhibition Lounge / Stuttgart

11.2014.  FLOID Showroom groupexhibition / Stuttgart

11.2014.  YRPPLE STORE - Kiste Shopboard Release / Stuttgart

07.2014.  MUNICH MASH Cultural Village / Munich

06.2014.  JEUNES SATELLITES X LA JEUNE RUE / Paris

03.2014.  BLICKFANG LOCALS / Stuttgart

11.2013.  MEDIA OVERLOAD Videopremiere & Ausstellung / Karlsruhe, Heilbronn, Stuttgart

07.2013.  State Academy of Arts and Design / Stuttgart

10.2012.  VELOCITY Videopremiere / Stuttgart

03.2012.  BLICKFANG / Stuttgart

03.2012.  State Academy of Arts and Design / Stuttgart

 

 

Selected press

AIT Magazin

ARD 

dezeen

CUBE MAGAZIN

designmilk

Frankfurter Allgemeine

LIFT - DAS STUTTGART MAGAZIN

Ludwigsburger Kreiszeitung

MD MAG

STUTTGARTER NACHRICHTEN

STUTTGARTER ZEITUNG

SWR FERNSEHEN

 

 

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