UdK Berlin
2019-04-15 - 2019-07-14


Visiting Lecturer at UdK Berlin to the STANDARD project of Design & Social Context course. On Invitation from Ineke Hans.

    Milan Design Week
    2019-04-09 - 2019-04-14


    Two door handle concepts in cooperation with Kober and Olivari will be presented at Enter Porcelain Exhibition during Milan Design Week at Palazzo Litta.

      2019-01-14 - 2019-01-20


      Presentation of the CHAIRMAN Room in the frame of Generation Köln Exhibition at Bunker am Bahngleis. With Karoline Fesser, Klemens Grund and Tim Kerp during Passagen 2019. Gladbacher Straße 49, Cologne. Illustration by Kévin Anthoine-Milhomme.

        Magnus Mewes
        2019-01-14 - 2019-01-20


        New chair project for Magnus Mewes. A metal frame will be combined with pressed wooden parts for the seat and backrest using a technology developed by Magnus Mewes and Walter Amrhyn. On show during IMM Cologne. Hall 3.1 / G40.


          German Design Award Winner


          German Design Award Winner with NORA Chair for Jan Kurtz. Photo by Thomas Wiuf Schwartz.

            Twist at Orgatec


            Functionals will launch Twist Petit and Twist Glass at Orgatec. Hall 11.2 Stand E020.

              Coburger Designtage

              Talk about the Common Things Book during Coburger Designtage. Invited by Njustudio.

              01 June 2018, 5.30 pm
              Pakethalle | Historischer Güterbahnhof Coburg

                2018-05-29 - 2018-05-31

                The Factory of Ideas, an installation for Covestro, will be on show at UTECH.

                  Grund & Schnur
                  2018-05-22 - 2018-05-25


                  Selected Works by Klemens Grund and Thomas Schnur at Galerie HBK Saar. Initiated and curated by Mark Braun.

                    Common Things
                    2018-03-03 - 2018-03-11


                    Common Things Exhibition from 3th to 11th of March during MCBW in Munich. Lecture on Thursday, 8th of March at 6:30 pm in Blumenstraße 22.

                      Talk at
                      IMM Cologne


                      Talk about the reason for the Common Things Book at THE STAGE during IMM Cologne. Thursday, 18 January in Hall 3.1. at 12:15 pm.

                        In Arbeit
                        2018-01-15 - 2018-01-21


                        In Arbeit exhibition, featuring unpublished three dimensional studies and prototypes by Thomas Schnur and Klemens Grund at Bismarckstraße 56 in Cologne.

                          Generation Köln
                          2018-01-15 - 2018-01-21


                          Second edition of Generation Köln exhibition will show selected projects of Cologne-based designers Karoline Fesser, Klemens Grund, Meike Harde, Tim Kerp and Thomas Schnur, as well as interior photographer Thomas Wiuf Schwartz at Bismarckstraße 70 in Cologne.

                            2018-01-15 - 2018-01-21


                            123 table system for Echtstahl will be on show during IMM Cologne at Hall 3.1 Stand D11.

                              Wood Chair
                              2018-01-15 - 2018-01-21


                              New year, new chair. Wood chair Nora for Jan Kurtz will be presented at IMM Cologne in Hall 11.1 Stand A24.

                                Ethics for Design


                                From a small metal part at grandparent's courtyard to understanding as a key to a respectful dealing with the environment. Thomas Schnur is talking about his practice in Ethics for Design documentary from Gauthier Roussilhe.

                                  Dutch Design Week
                                  2017-10-21 - 2017-10-29


                                  New variations of Twist Table for Functionals will be presented in the frame of Generation Köln exhibition during Dutch Design Week. Including one version with a black glass table top and an outdoor version.

                                  Kazerne Expo
                                  Paradijslaan 2-8
                                  5611KN Eindhoven

                                    Common Things
                                    2017-10-19 - 2017-10-22


                                    During Designers Open Leipzig, the Common Things Exhibition presents a collection of anonymous everyday objects of our industrialized world: objects that have become archetypes of particular functions due to their technical efficiency and global trade. In the framework program Thomas Schnur, Volker Albus and Jens Thiel, will lecture about the meaning, as well as our appropriation and relationship to these overlooked things.



                                    Lützner Str. 91



                                      Frankfurter Buchmesse
                                      2017-10-11 - 2017-10-15


                                      The Common Things Book will be published by Trademark Publishing. It's first presentation will be at Frankfurter Buchmesse in Hall 4.1. | Stand H83.

                                        State of Design
                                        2017-06-01 - 2017-06-04


                                        Station Table for Magazin will be presented at State of Design in Berlin.

                                          2017-05-16 - 2017-05-19


                                          The Factory of Ideas, an installation for Covestro, will be on show at Interzum in Cologne. Hall 10.2 Stand F041.


                                            2017-04-29 - 2017-07-29


                                            Bench Chair is part of the second exhibition of Luform at Ludwig Forum in Aachen.

                                              20 Years
                                              Salone Satellite
                                              2017-04-04 - 2017-04-09


                                              Gravity Rack edited by Nomess Copenhagen and Rubber Table are selected for the 20 years anniversary exhibition from Salone Satellite. The show will take place at Fabbrica del Vapore, via Procaccini 4 during Milan Design Week.

                                                Ludwig Forum
                                                2017-03-09 - 2017-06-09


                                                Holzbank is part of Luform - the new exhibition series of Ludwig Forum in Aachen.

                                                  Construct for Magazin

                                                  Construct Table is now in production by Magazin. The Table is available in two sizes and three colors at the shops and the website.


                                                    Monobloc Project
                                                    2017-02-11 - 2017-03-02


                                                    Bench Chair is part of the Monobloc Project exhibition by Michel Kowalski and Franck Dujoux at cultural center ARCADE / Château de Sainte Colombe in Auxois, France.

                                                      21 Common Things
                                                      2017-01-16 - 2017-01-22


                                                      In the Common Things exhibition and the eponymous book, Thomas Schnur reflects on everyday objects that have become stereotypes of common use. Besides the book presentation, selected everyday objects are presented on furniture designed by Thomas Schnur, visualising a dialogue, between his research and practice.


                                                      Address: Bismarckstraße 68, Cologne

                                                        Twist for Functionals
                                                        2017-01-16 - 2017-01-22


                                                        During PASSAGEN Functionals will be presenting the Twist Table at NODD Office, Marsilstein 6 in Cologne.

                                                          2016-10-25 - 2016-10-29


                                                          At Orgatec the stand up tables collection will be presented with Objekten at Hall 8.1 Stand B021.

                                                            Dutch Design Week
                                                            2016-10-22 - 2016-10-30

                                                            The result of the collaboration with  Functionals will be presented during Dutch Design Week at the Kazerne.

                                                              Beijing Design Week
                                                              2016-09-23 - 2016-10-07

                                                                Missing Object

                                                                Thomas Schnur will speak about his research on the thematic of the Missing Object. The talk will be held at C-HUB at 6:30pm in  in the frame of UNCOVER Mannheim.

                                                                  2016-06-24 - 2016-06-26


                                                                  Thomas Schnur will exhibit 10 selected objects at the event "Klarheit und Form" - parallel to the ongoing exhibition "Bauhaus - Alles ist Design" at Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn.







                                                                    From Object
                                                                    and Space
                                                                    2016-06-13 - 2016-06-16


                                                                    The Exhibition From Object and Space displays furniture projects by Thomas Schnur in the store of Funktion Schnitt at Ehrenstraße 84 in Cologne. The Funktion Schnitt Store also designed by Thomas Schnur builds the perfect setting for this exhibition as it brings furniture and interior projects together so that the approach of the designer becomes visible.


                                                                      2016-06-06 - 2016-06-10


                                                                      Workshop Funktionale Umformung - from sheet metal to an article of daily use at HBKsaar.

                                                                        Grid at Ventura Lambrate
                                                                        2016-04-12 - 2016-04-17


                                                                        Grid will be presented as part of the Another Perspective 4 exhibition in Ventura Lambrate.

                                                                          Meine Freunde
                                                                          Meine Feinde


                                                                          Text and Photos for the column 'Meine Freunde / Meine Feinde' at issue 17 of the german domus magazine.

                                                                            2016-01-18 - 2016-01-24





                                                                            The exhibition Funktionsraum by Thomas Schnur and photographer Sven Lützenkirchen juxtapose furniture and photographic pieces, this giving rise to associative cross references that allow new perspectives on their work.

                                                                              Together at
                                                                              Depot Basel


                                                                              In the context of Forum for an Attitude Thomas will talk about his practice and Richard Sennett's book 'Together'. Saturday 17 October at 8 pm at Depot Basel.

                                                                                Gravity at
                                                                                Maison & Objet
                                                                                2015-09-04 - 2015-09-08

                                                                                Gravity Wardrobe by Thomas Schnur


                                                                                Gravity Wardrobe for Nomess Copenhagen will be presented at Maison & Objet 2015 in Paris at Stand A17, Hall 7.

                                                                                  Another Perspective at Ventura Lambrate
                                                                                  2015-04-14 - 2015-04-19


                                                                                  Four new Objects are ready for the Another Perspective Exhibition and will be on show from 14th to 19th of April at Ventura Lambrate in Milan.

                                                                                    Gravity edited by
                                                                                    Nomess Copenhagen


                                                                                    Gravity Wardrobe now edited by Nomess Copenhagen

                                                                                      Objects in Between
                                                                                      2015-01-19 - 2015-01-25


                                                                                      The group exhibition Objects in Between organized by Karoline Fesser, Kai Linke, Torsten Neeland, and Thomas Schnur presents 10 designers and their objects on the theme of in between.

                                                                                        Supermarket in Prague
                                                                                        2014-12-11 - 2014-12-14

                                                                                        Rubber Table


                                                                                        Rail and Rubber Table will be part of the exhibition Verschiebung in the framework programme of Designsupermarket in Prague.

                                                                                          Jeux de Design
                                                                                          2014-10-29 - 2014-11-02



                                                                                          Holzbank and Rubber Table are part of the exhibition Jeux de Design at Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie

                                                                                          in Paris.



                                                                                            Speed Talk


                                                                                            The 7 Minute presentation Perspektivenwechsel is now available with english subtitles. The Speak was held at the frame of K Fair on the Fairstand from Bayer Material Science.

                                                                                              Designpreis der Bundesrepublik


                                                                                              Nominated for Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 2014. Together with Samuel Treindl for the submission of Construct Table & Construct Table Shelf.

                                                                                                Design Report Award




                                                                                                Design Report Award 2014 Special Mention


                                                                                                Jury Members: Jurgen Bey, Marco Dessí, Yael Mer, Ludovica Palomba, Lars Quadejacob, Timo Salli, Carola Zwick


                                                                                                "A mirror, a side table, a table lamp, a shelf and a wall-mounted coat rack: Thomas Schnur scored high points from the jury for design diversity. Their attention was primarily drawn to the “Rail” coat rack."


                                                                                                  Objects and the Factory featured in German Domus.



                                                                                                    Objects and the Factory
                                                                                                    2014-01-13 - 2014-01-19



                                                                                                    The group exhibition Objects and the Factory organized by Kai Linke, Karoline Fesser and Thomas Schnur presents 11 designers and their objects on the theme of factory.



                                                                                                      In the 7 Minute presentation Thomas explains a part of his work under the titel Perspektivenwechsel. The Speak was held in german (translation will follow soon) at the frame of K Fair on the Fairstand from Bayer Material Science.

                                                                                                        German Design Award

                                                                                                        German Design Award


                                                                                                        Nominated for German Design Award 2014.