Biography

Volkmar Drübbisch was born in Hünfeld, Germany on May 16, 1963. He attended the Technical University of Braunschweig and completed his degree in Pharmacy in 1991. For the next four years, Volkmar Drübbisch worked at the University of California San Francisco, where he published his research within the interdisciplinary in the fields of Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. During these years, he acquired certifications in welding and machining. He increasingly devoted more and more time to his interest in design and crafting of functional art. In 1996 he left his research career to start the company pARTicular contemporary design. He now designs for both residential and commercial environments.

Awards

1997: "International Design and Engineering Showcase Award" by the Industrial Design Society of America

1997: "Good Design Award" by The Chicago Athenaeum

1998: "International Design and Engineering Showcase Award" by the Industrial Design Society of America

1999: "International Design and Engineering Showcase Award" by the Industrial Design Society of America

Selected Group Exhibitions

1995: Limn, San Francisco

1996: Limn, San Francisco

Chapson Artvision Gallery, San Francisco

1997: CES'97, Las Vegas

Hi-Fi'97, San Francisco

1998: CES'98, Las Vegas

Hi-Fi'98, Los Angeles (June)

1999: Arkitektura, San Francisco

1999: CES'99, Las Vegas

1999: Hi-Fi'99, Chicago

1999: Brave New Home Expo'99, San Francisco (September)

2000 - 2007: CES 2000, Las Vegas

Permanent Museum Collection:

1997: The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, Chicago, IL

 

 

 

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