Michael Plewka’s career began in the design stronghold Schwäbisch Gmünd, where he graduated as a product designer. From here, his path led via stations in Munich and Cologne to Berlin; Since 2007 he runs his studio there. Michael Plewka is known for award-winning products in the residential and contract furniture sector, dwhich formally bring functional innovation to the point. About his work he says: “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. When we say something is beautiful, we mean it is unusual and familiar at the same time. As designers, we can not create beauty. But we can influence the tension between the familiar and what we find to be new. “This is exactly what you can identify in his designs for us. What is your opinion on it?