June 2013: Knot*Knot work at o2's new Berlin concept store "o2 Live"
On behalf of electronica GmbH, Knot*Knot wrapped all cable strands of the store's product information desks with blue rope - perfectly matching o2's corporate colour. The grand opening of "o2 Live" took place on June 7th in Tauentzienstr. 8, Berlin-Charlottenburg.
More fotos on Knot*Knot's Facebook page.
June 2013: Brand development for artiva Sports GmbH
TPPD's Portfolio now shows an overview about the brand development for artiva Sports, originated as „Lead Designer Product & Graphic“ for faireurope Deutschland GmbH. The photo shows a group of runners at this year's TUI Marathon Hannover, where artiva acted as exclusive outfitter.
May 2013: Further development of wooden POS for Coffee Circle
TPPD's development of an ecological yet modern point of sale for Berlins Coffee Circle went into the next round. More information soon.
April 2013: Webdesign & editorial for artiva Sports
artiva Sports offers high quality customized sportswear including jerseys, pants, merchandising equipment and more. The services of the young Berlin company include individual design and marketing strategies for sports such as running, cycling, football, handball, basketball and volleyball. TPPD carried out the conception, design and editorial for their recently launched website.
March 2013: Knot*Knot spring offer in April
Let's get ready for springtime... From April 1st until April 30th, Knot*Knot offers a 25% discount on all products with bright green rope.
Klick here to visit the Knot*Knot Online-Shop.
February 2013: Preview "Wooden World"
The Beluga Spielwaren GmbH presented prototypes of a new product range by TPPD at this years International Toy Fair Nuremberg from February 01st until February 06th. The toy range is called "Wooden World" and will be available in stores around late summer 2013.
More information and images soon.
February 2013: Playing figures for "Flieg mit, kleine Eule!"
TPPD developed the CAD shape of these sweet little playing figures (height approx. 3,5 cm) for the latest collaborative kids board game from Schmidt Spiele. Futher informationen about the game here.
December 2012: New office space
Henceforth, we're located centrally in Linienstr. 214 in Berlin-Mitte. Details and directions here
December 2012: Knot*Knot's special offer for christmas
Still on the lookout for some fancy christmas presents? This month only: Visit the Knot*Knot online shop and benefit from 20% discount on all products involving white or red rope.
October 2012: Invitation card for classical master's concert
The above image shows TPPD's design of an invitation card for the upcoming concert of violinist Volkhardt Steude (concert master of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) and pianist Almut Preuß-Niemeyer.
October 2012: TPPD at the award show of the Design Award 2012 of the Federal Republic of Germany
On Thursday 25th, the winners of the highest official German design award were announced in. Fashion designer Wolfgang Joop was honoured with the lifetime achievement award. Congratulations to all awardees!
September 2012: Logo-Redesign and new business papers for BeDRUCKt
The regional printers' shop BeDRUCKt presents itself with a new company logo and business papers designed by TPPD.
August 2012: Knot*Knot at miacosa
Nowadays there's plenty of online design shopping communities everywhere. However, the concept of the latest representative miacosa stands out and convinces: celebrities present their favourite products to the community. The members thereby get some relaxed and selective shopping inspiration. Best of all: Knot*Knot is well on board :)
August 2012: Attention coffee lovers!
A pop-up store by Coffee Circle - equipped with lightings from Knot*Knot - opens its doors from August 3rd until September 23rd at the former "Club der polnischen Versager" in Ackerstrasse 168 in Berlin Mitte. Visitors can enjoy freshly roasted coffee, high quality espresso, seminars, concerts and much more.
July 2012: AVISOmed website launched
TPPD designed the new website for the Berlin communications agency AVISOmed Verlagsgesellschaft mbH.
For further information, please visit www.avisomed.de.
June 2012: Knot*Knot at the DMY Berlin 2012 Satellites
This year's DMY International Design Festival Berlin will be held from June 06-10. In addition to the main exhibition at Airport Tempelhof, the Satellites programme offers a large selection of smaller exhibitions all over the city. Knot*Knot will present its products in liaison with fashion label æmpersand/. The showroom is located at Plesser Straße 2 in Alt-Treptow. Opening times: June 6-10 from 12:00 to 20:00.
Mai 2012: Knot*Knot at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Thade Precht presents Knot*Knot's business concept at the GIZ Berlin to a delegation from Jordan and the Palestinian areas. In regard to the German creative industries, he thereby gives insight into the venture's structural realization.
May 2012: Corporate Design for AVISOmed
AVISOmed Verlagsgesellschaft mbH is a Berlin communications agency specialized on health topics. For their new corporate design,
TPPD carried out the art direction and design of the company logo, website, letterheads, business cards, forms and brochures.
April 2012: Prosperous start for Knot*Knot's new online shop
We are happy about the large response regarding Knot*Knot's new online shop for fancily knotted cable products. Prospective buyers can choose from an extensive range of custom-made itmes by picking their desired cable type, cable length, knotting style and rope colour.
All press links can be found on Knot*Knot's Facebook page.
April 2012: Redesign and relaunch Karin Glasmacher
After giving a new look to the website of "42+ Große Mode", TPPD now also took over the redesign of "Collection Karin Glasmacher Oldenburg" and will carry out its future web administration.
March 2012: TPPD at Berlin Economic Talks
Thade Precht participates in a panel discussion by Berliner Wirtschaftsgespräche about the city's locational advantages for company foundations and talks about his personal experiences within the start-up scene.
March 2012: Redesign and relaunch 42+ Große Mode
TPPD took over the website-redesign of fashion store "42+ Große Mode" and will carry out the future web administration.
March 2012: Sales displays for Coffee Circle
Coffee Circle runs an online shop for high quality coffee and coffee products with an all-embracing fair trade concept. For the upcoming sales in selected supermarkets, TPPD designed and manufactured their wooden sales displays. The requirements included general robustness and cheap manufacturing with a plain and natural, yet high-value appeal...
February 2012: Cable products for Knot*Knot
Boring cables everywhere you look? Time for a change! TPPD's Berlin label Knot*Knot now offers a wide range of cable products hand-knotted with high quality ropes. Intense colours and different knotting techniques make them a bold statement in contemporary interior design. More images and information here.
February 2012: Fair stand conception for AVISO kommunikation at the German Cancer Congress 2012
TPPD does the fair stand conception for the medicine specialist media agency AVISO kommunikation at the 30th annual
German Cancer Congress from February 22-25 at ICC Berlin.
"Rocking until tipping" is the motto of this enchanting team of six little magician friends: Arranged one behind the other or stacked on top of one another, they invite you to join in a turbulent bowling game. More images and information here.
January 2012: 3D-CAD visualization for Michalsky
TPPD visualizes the new fair stand and window dressings for Berlin fashion designer Michael Michalsky.
December 2011: "Avalanche" - newly added to portfolio
Avalanche is a versatile presentation furniture inspired by the typical alpine avalanche barriers. Developed in cooperation with Nora Schmidt Design. More images and information here.
Once pulled back, these cheeky bugs jet off at high speed. TPPD carried out the project's early design and development stages. More information about the products here: Stink Bug & Cockroach.
November 2011: Modbird receives "Culture- & Creativity-Pilots Germany 2011" award
For the second time after 2010, the Kompetenzzentrum Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft des Bundes and the u-institut für unternehmerisches Denken und Handeln e.V. awarded the illustrious title "Culture- & Creativity-Pilots Germany" to 32 out of 606 creative business ideas and their doers. Amongst others, the programme is sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology.
October 2011: Modbird wins Business Plan Special Awards by Wirtschaftsjunioren Berlin
The Wirtschaftjunioren Berlin are part of the Wirtschaftjunioren Deutschland and member of the Junior Chamber International (JCI). The ceremony took place at the convention center palisa.de. Our team was awarded the 1st Price.
September 2011: "Avalanche"-premiere at Waldraud
The adaptable clothing- & display-stand "Avalanche" by TPPD und Nora Schmidt held its premiere on September 24th in Zurich/Switzerland at the grand opening of Waldraud. Further images and information soon to follow.
June 2011: Modbird finishes 2nd @ business plan competition Berlin-Brandenburg 2011
All good things come in threes... After being awarded 1st and 4th price in the previous stages of this year's BPW, we happily took the chance to get up on stage one more time at the final award ceremony at Investitionsbank Berlin.
June 2011: www.thade-precht.de becomes www.tppd.de
From now on, you will find us operating under the acronym TPPD. The old domain will be kept as a referrer.
Who would have guessed that four letter domains are still available?!
May 2011: Participation in design workshop for „Die Imaginäre Manufaktur“
Under the direction of André Reutter from studio Soup, a group of eight designers came together for one weekend at the ExRotaprint gGmbH compound in order to come up with new product ideas for „Die Imaginäre Manufaktur (DIM)“. DIM products are manufactured and distributed by the Berlin Union Sozialer Einrichtungen (USE).
April 2011: Modbird presents its official Royal Wedding Guitar
The whole world is excited about the Royal Wedding of Prince William & Kate Middleton - Modbird joins in with this 100% wedding-fit & british-style guitar. Not for sale ;)
April 2011: "TMA-1" DJ Headphones from AIAIAI - now avaibale in Apple Stores
During my time at Kilo Design (meanwhile merged into KiBiSi) in Copenhagen I was engaged in the early design and development of TMA-1.
"The world's most rugged DJ Headphone" - check it out @ AIAIAI...
April 2011: Second award for Modbird @ business plan competition Berlin-Brandenburg 2011
The ceremony of stage 2 of the BPW 2011 took place at Kosmos in Berlin-Friedrichshain. We're glad to be among the Top Five again - a boost for the third and final stage.
March 2011: Newly added to the portfolio - "Lakk" rack and side table
A loose three-dimensional transference of archetypal isometric furniture drawings. More information and images here.
February 2011: Modbird wins first stage of the business plan competition Berlin-Brandenburg 2011
At the ceremony on February 17th in Hans Otto Theater Potsdam, our team was awarded 1. price in the category BPWservice.
Earlier this month, the jolly rocking mouse and rocking ghost were presented at the International Toy Fair Nürnberg. TPPD was responsible for their product development. More images here.
January 2011: ImageHOLDERS - display systems, exhibition stands and more...
Finally, the portfolio has been expanded by some product images representative of my time as 3D-CAD collaborator at imageHOLDERS Ltd. in London.
November 2010: Modbird, Modbird, Modbird...
August 2010: Modbird website online
In just two clicks, the "Essential Modbird Guitar Generator" on www.modbird.com will give you a playful idea of what we're up to.
Via Facebook and Twitter we'll keep you informed about the process of development.
June 2010: Modbird wins 8. Ideenwettbewerb Jena-Weimar 2010
The Ideenwettbewerb Jena-Weimar is an annual competition calling for students, scientists and founders to present their ideas and concepts regarding innovative products and services. This year's 1. price was awarded to Modbird for their modular system of electric guitars.
June 2010: Another Modbird office move-in...
Our new office is situated in Berlin-Treptow in the former AGFA works, a beautiful old industrial building from the 18th century.
May 2010: Doll's House "PRITTI" available via Edgi-TECH
The magical Doll's House will henceforth be manufactured and distributed by the South African company edgi-TECH. Implementing their innovative Edgi connectors to join the wooden panels, the product's assembly now is even more intuitive and sturdy.
Check out their website on www.edgi-tech.com.
March 2010: "Flaming Column" - available May 1st
Check out this spectacular 160cm high fire place, driven by biological ethanol.
Production and sales: Livardes. Further information and pictures here.
January 2010: Tracks Headphones - now available
Trendy on-ear headphones with great sound quality. Available in a wide range of colors at AIAIAI.
Further information here or on www.kibisi.com.
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