Michael Sans, Product Designer, MA (RCA)

born 1969, Boppard/Rhein, Germany

Foto @ Jesse Portillo
Michael is trained as a cabinet maker, received a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Design from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, USA and completed his Masters Degree in Design Products at the Royal College of Art in London. Before opening his own studio in 2003, he has worked as an Automotive Designer for Volkswagen AG, Germany. Sans’ past clients include companies such as Volkswagen AG, Ahlers AG or Adam Opel GmbH. He has designed window campaigns and installations for Hugo Boss, Jet Set and Pierre Cardin and has developed the new store-concept for Baldessarini. Sans has designed furniture for various clients and did the interior design and art direction for the Michelin-Star-Restaurant Nobelhart & Schmutzig in Berlin. He just recently finished the interior design for the head-quarters of acclaimed law-firm „Hyazinth LLP“ in Potsdamer Platz, Berlin. In 2008 he launched SANS, an accessories label for very exclusive, hand-made, mostly limited edition luxury goods.
 Sans is teaching at both campuses (Berlin and Pasadena, California) of the renowned Art Center College of Design. Foto @ Jesse Portillo Clients: Adam Opel GmbH, Ahlers AG, Baldessarini GmbH, Beck+Heun GmbH, Billy Wagner KG, BMW AG, Deutsche Bahn AG, HAAL ROSA GmbH, Hugo Boss, Hyazinth LLP, IAV GmbH, idee.creativmarkt GmbH, Jet Set, Jubel Patisserie, Lebello USA, Pierre Cardin, René Lezard, Rico Design GmbH, Roos GmbH, Tobis Film GmbH, Wolle Roedel GmbH, Volkswagen AG, Teaching: 2003-2005: Lecturer (Industrial Design): HbK Braunschweig (Germany) 2006-2009: Guest Professor (Industrial Design): HbK Braunschweig (Germany) 2010-today: Guest Professor (Interdisciplinary Design): ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena and Berlin Press: https://www.berlin-losangeles.com/story/michael-sans
Foto @ Jesse Portillo
Michael is trained as a cabinet maker, received a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Design from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, USA and completed his Masters Degree in Design Products at the Royal College of Art in London. Before opening his own studio in 2003, he has worked as an Automotive Designer for Volkswagen AG, Germany. Sans’ past clients include companies such as Volkswagen AG, Ahlers AG or Adam Opel GmbH. He has designed window campaigns and installations for Hugo Boss, Jet Set and Pierre Cardin and has developed the new store-concept for Baldessarini. Sans has designed furniture for various clients and did the interior design and art direction for the Michelin-Star-Restaurant Nobelhart & Schmutzig in Berlin. He just recently finished the interior design for the head-quarters of acclaimed law-firm „Hyazinth LLP“ in Potsdamer Platz, Berlin. In 2008 he launched SANS, an accessories label for very exclusive, hand-made, mostly limited edition luxury goods.
 Sans is teaching at both campuses (Berlin and Pasadena, California) of the renowned Art Center College of Design. Foto @ Jesse Portillo Clients: Adam Opel GmbH, Ahlers AG, Baldessarini GmbH, Beck+Heun GmbH, Billy Wagner KG, BMW AG, Deutsche Bahn AG, HAAL ROSA GmbH, Hugo Boss, Hyazinth LLP, IAV GmbH, idee.creativmarkt GmbH, Jet Set, Jubel Patisserie, Lebello USA, Pierre Cardin, René Lezard, Rico Design GmbH, Roos GmbH, Tobis Film GmbH, Wolle Roedel GmbH, Volkswagen AG, Teaching: 2003-2005: Lecturer (Industrial Design): HbK Braunschweig (Germany) 2006-2009: Guest Professor (Industrial Design): HbK Braunschweig (Germany) 2010-today: Guest Professor (Interdisciplinary Design): ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena and Berlin Press: https://www.berlin-losangeles.com/story/michael-sans
Foto @ Jesse Portillo
Michael is trained as a cabinet maker, received a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Design from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, USA and completed his Masters Degree in Design Products at the Royal College of Art in London. Before opening his own studio in 2003, he has worked as an Automotive Designer for Volkswagen AG, Germany. Sans’ past clients include companies such as Volkswagen AG, Ahlers AG or Adam Opel GmbH. He has designed window campaigns and installations for Hugo Boss, Jet Set and Pierre Cardin and has developed the new store-concept for Baldessarini. Sans has designed furniture for various clients and did the interior design and art direction for the Michelin-Star-Restaurant Nobelhart & Schmutzig in Berlin. He just recently finished the interior design for the head-quarters of acclaimed law-firm „Hyazinth LLP“ in Potsdamer Platz, Berlin. In 2008 he launched SANS, an accessories label for very exclusive, hand-made, mostly limited edition luxury goods.
 Sans is teaching at both campuses (Berlin and Pasadena, California) of the renowned Art Center College of Design. Foto @ Jesse Portillo Clients: Adam Opel GmbH, Ahlers AG, Baldessarini GmbH, Beck+Heun GmbH, Billy Wagner KG, BMW AG, Deutsche Bahn AG, HAAL ROSA GmbH, Hugo Boss, Hyazinth LLP, IAV GmbH, idee.creativmarkt GmbH, Jet Set, Jubel Patisserie, Lebello USA, Pierre Cardin, René Lezard, Rico Design GmbH, Roos GmbH, Tobis Film GmbH, Wolle Roedel GmbH, Volkswagen AG, Teaching: 2003-2005: Lecturer (Industrial Design): HbK Braunschweig (Germany) 2006-2009: Guest Professor (Industrial Design): HbK Braunschweig (Germany) 2010-today: Guest Professor (Interdisciplinary Design): ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena and Berlin Press: https://www.berlin-losangeles.com/story/michael-sans