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The WD Interview – Alexandra Giselbrecht & Klaus Huber, Eyewear Designers (part III)

February 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Design & Fashion, The WD Interview

Klaus Huber and Alexandra Giselbrecht talk about their designs for Robert La Roche and keeping the enfant terrible of the optical industry edgy in a modern setting.

Please tell us a bit about the history of Robert La Roche – is Robert La Roche himself still involved with the company?
Klaus Huber: ”The company Robert la Roche [...]

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The WD Interview – Harald Gottschling & Philipp Haffmans, Eyewear Designers (part I)

January 13th, 2009 · Comments Off · Berlin, Design & Fashion, The WD Interview

Let’s get one thing clear from the start. For all its creativity, Germany is not a typical breeding ground for entrepreneurs. To be successful internationally, you will have either been born into the cluster of old wealthy clans whose names are instantly recognised abroad, or you pack your bags and leave.
Mykita, the German eyewear company, [...]

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