Uli Budde (1978) en Ivan Kasner (1979)
German designer Uli Budde and Dutch designer Ivan Kasner both graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven, where they met. Both designers work individually from their studios, Uli from Berlin and Ivan from Amsterdam. Next to their individual work for international companies in the field of product and interior design, they regularly collaborate on projects for many years now. With their designs, Uli and Ivan received numerous international design awards like the Red Dot Design Award, iF Design Award, the Dutch Design Award and the Design Plus Award.
Amsterdam-based designer Ivan Kasner graduated from the Design Academy in Eindhoven, The Netherlands in 2005. He started working as a designer for Bas van Tol of interior design office Müller van Tol. In 2006, Ivan Kasner co-founded Officeoriginair, a collaboration with German designer Uli Budde. In 2011 Ivan Kasner Studio was founded, where he works with a small team of creatives for different international well-known companies within the world of art-direction, product- and interior design. Amongst his clients you will find Ligne Roset, De Vorm, Serax, anno benk, BK cookware, Royal VKB and LEFF Amsterdam. In 2015, Ivan Kasner co-founded the Dutch design brand Anno Benk where he is the creative director and leads the team responsible for product development and production.
Ivan Kasner Studio