Designer: Rolf Krüger
Designer: Rolf Krüger
Rolf Krüger is a graduate designer. From 1959 until 1960 he studied free and applied art at the Heinrich Zernack School in Berlin. In the period 1960-1964 Krüger went to the Meisterschule für das Kunsthandwerk (master school for the arts and crafts), the Staatliche Werkkunstschule, today named UdK, were he studied graphic and product design.
From 1965 until 1982 he was executive officer in the product and fair design in the field of home lighting.
Since 1983 Rolf Krüger is a freelancer in product design in glass, metal, plastic, concrete and large-scale murals.
Rolf Krüger was awarded numerous times:
Design awards 1967-1993
The Gute Industrieform Hannover
LGA Center Form Stuttgart
1st Rosenthal Studio Prize
If- Design Award Hannover
Federal Award Good Form
Museum of Modern Art
Design Innovations NRW, Design Center
“Designed in Germany”: Tokyo, Los Angeles, New York, Montreal, Boston
Design Plus, Frankfurt Trade Fair Ambiente
ARD / WDR report: Rolf Krüger glass design
1994 Surface Form Product: Sauerland Museum
1995 Painting and glass design: Rathaus Arnsberg
2004 pictures: Sculpture barn Varel
2005 Co-founder of the Arnsberg Design Forum
2008 Art Summer Arnsberg: Fantastic benches, 1st prize
2013 Ede Sörensen Foundation, Husum: Benches from drainpipes
Product selection by museums
2016 Landesmuseum Schleswig-Holstein, Schloss Gottorf Schleswig
2017 Museum Kunstpalast Dusseldorf
2018 New Collection, Design Museum Munich
2018 Kunstgewerbemuseum of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Designer: Rolf Krüger – Neuhaus
Tube eyeball table lamps and wall lamp
Chrome & brass desk lamps & wall lamps
Spotlight lamp series
The Heinz Neuhaus lighting company was founded in 1955 in Neheim-Hüsten, the lighting capital of Germany. The company received 4 iF Design Awards, of which 3 by Rolf Krüger. You can find them over here. Other designers that work for Heinz Neuhaus are, among others Wilhelm Wagenfeld and Klaus Link. The company no longer exists.
Also a Paul Neuhaus company exists, it was founded in 1962. Also for this company Rolf Krüger designed lamps. Paul Neuhaus still produces lighting. Today it is named Neuhaus Lighting Group and they own the brands Paul Neuhaus, LeuchtenDirekt and Q. The company is located in Wern, Germany.