Rolf Warda


Born 1955, graduate of design, specialising in object design

Many years' professional experience in the fields of product development and collection design, advertising and communication for various branches of industry (chemical industry, investment goods, services, furniture parts suppliers) with national and international companies.

2000 foundation of warda design (till now)

2002 foundation of grappa design approach bv (till now)
with the partners Klaaysen Design bv, Netherlands, and Dr. Leonhard Oberascher (Architectural- and Designpsychology), Austria.

2005 - 2007 building up Material ConneXion Cologne



Awards and prices

(Rolf Warda and warda design)

Green Product Award, Berlin
zweiTnuTz, home textile collection made from recycled material. Dip.-Ing. Claudia Warda

Winner 214, German Design Award, German Design Council
Product development, grappa design approach bv, for Gerätebau Felix Schulte, Warstein.
Saltego – ergonomic workstation with 270° leg-room.

Winner 2013, Interior Innovation Award, German Design Council
Hammerschlag (hammer finish), Sesa Spa, surface development for Pfleiderer Holzwerkstoff AG

Nominee 2013, German Design Council
zweiTnuTz Textilunikate, a re-design collection with social commitment
warda design, Dipl.-Ing. Textilgestalterin Claudia Warda

Winner 2012, Innovation of Interior, German Design Council
Reflexion, product and range development, Onyx Specialty Papers für Duropal GmbH

Best of the Best 2011, Interior Innovation Award, German Design Council
Illusion, Sesa Spa, surface development for Duropal GmbH

Award in the category Household & Living
warda design, Claudia Warda, Textilunikate "zweiTnuTz"

Red Dot, Intelligent Material and Design
HPL-Solid, colour and range development for Duropal GmbH
Innovation-price for Office und Architecture XXL, AIT, Architektur, Innenarchitektur, Technik
HPL-Solid, colour and range development for Duropal GmbH

Gold, Ad CluB w, USA
Gold for communication, exhibition stand, conception design and realisation, for Mead Specialty Papers, South Lee MA. Interzum Fair