The design studio böttcher+henssler based in Berlin was founded in 2007 by Moritz Böttcher
and Sören Henssler. The studio works in the fields of product, interior and lighting design
with German and international companies such as ANTA, Böwer, Scantex, Vertigo Bird and Zero.
While still in their studies they received in 2005 the iF product design award and the red dot
design award. The acknowledgments continued in 2010 with the Europe 40 Under 40 by
The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies in Dublin, calling them
„this year’s most promising and emerging design talents in Europe.“ In 2011 and 2012 they
won again the prestigious red dot design award. 2013 they were awarded with the red dot
„best of the best“. Their projects have been published internationally in books and magazines.
Moritz Böttcher was born in 1978 and studied product design at the University of Applied
Sciences and Arts in Hannover. During his studies he completed several internships including
a semester at npk industrial design in the Netherlands. After his graduation project in
cooperation with the company Dornbracht, he worked at npk industrial design in Hamburg
and Barskidesign in Frankfurt. From 2006 to 2008 he worked for Werner Aisslinger in Berlin.
Sören Henssler was born in 1974 and studied product design at the University of Applied
Sciences and Arts in Hannover as well as at the Politecnico di Milano. His projects have
been awarded with the red dot design award 2002, a special mention in the Lucky Strike
Junior Designer Award 2005 and the iF concept award 2006. Since the completion of his
degree in 2005, Sören Henssler works as a freelance designer in Berlin.