Dirk Winkel

Designer Dirk Winkel

Dirk Winkel's precise and technical lighting designs have acquired legions of admirers over his career.

Dirk Winkel is a Berlin-based designer specialising in furniture and lighting design. Winkel worked for several different UK and Germany based design houses before establishing his own design studio in 2011. Winkel is especially known here in the UK for his collaborative work with lighting company Wästberg.

Winkel studied at the University of Arts (UdK) Berlin and completed an MA in Design Products at the Royal College of Art, London in 2010. Since 2012 he has been a professor of Design Construction at the Industrial Design course of the UdK.

His designs have been displayed at numerous places like Art Basel Miami, the VitraHaus or the London Design Museum. He is the recipient of several awards and nominations like GOOD DESIGN (Chicago Athenaeum), Swedish Design Award (Svensk Form), Designs of the Year, the German Design Award 2015 and the Editors‘ Choice Award 2016 (Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair).

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