Mirjam Hiller/ jewerly designer
Mirjam Hiller did an apprenticeship at the Goldschmiedeschule Pforzheim and then studied at Pforzheim University´s Faculty of Design and at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax, Canada. Since 2008, she runs her own studio. Her work is presented in renowned galleries worldwide and is part of private and museum collections, for example in the Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim, the CODA Museum in Apeldoorn or the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Furthermore, she received several awards, such as the inhorgenta europe innovation award or the grassi award of the galerie slavik.
Tim Storti/ creative director of PEARL CREATIVE
Tim Storti, Diplom Designer and founder of the PEARL CREATIVE design agency, studied industrial design at Pforzheim University´s Faculty of Design. After graduating, he spent several years working for renowned studio Phoenix Design in Stuttgart. In the year 2000, he together with Christian Rummel founded PEARL CREATIVE, a design agency for strategy, innovation and brand design, of which he is managing partner and creative director. The 12 team members of PEARL CREATIVE develop concepts and products for well-known brands as ALFI, BLANCO, BRITA, BOSCH, KÄRCHER, SIEMENS and WMF. The studio won more than 70 international design awards.
Bettina Weiss/ Senior Designer at adidas
Bettina Weiss studied fashion design at Pforzheim University after her tailor graduation and an employment at the theatre. During her studies, she worked as a Technical & Color Designer for Adidas Stella Mc Cartney and afterwards for Adidas Sport Performance Design. Currently, Bettina Weiss is Senior Designer at Adidas Heartbeat Sports/Specialist Sports. Since 2016, she is also lecturing in Sportswear and Leisure Wear at Pforzheim University´s Faculty of Design.