Michael Hilgers

After finishing an apprenticeship as cabinetmaker and graduating in architecture, Michael Hilgers set up his Berlin based agency for interior and product design, “!idee“ in 2001: Beside interior design projects for international lifestyle labels (La Perla, Mandarina Duck) Hilgers is specialized in discovering previously unfilled product niches and implementing innovative design solutions. So his own label www.rephorm.de which is focused on balcony products has developed some meanwhile often copied urban gardening archetypes. Michael's desk "Flatmate" is awarded with "Best of Best / Interior innovation award" and is nominated for the "Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 2012". Currently he is working on a project called www.noroom.de: This label will offer space saving furniture solutions for working, cooking, living….