The Importance Of The Obvious
Stefanie Högl & Matthias
Kollektiv plus zwei is a Vienna based design duo. Stefanie Högl and Matthias Borowski met during their studies at the HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd they have been working together and supported each other in their projects. This strong connection led to the studio „kollektiv plus zwei“. The added "kollektiv" in the name stands for the people involved in their work just as the inspiration they get from our social and cultural environment.Working and studying in the Netherlands, Matthias has an MA in contextual design from Design Academy Eindhoven, both became familiar with the Dutch way of conceptual thinking and working. Their background in industrial design mixed with an conceptual artistic approach reflects on their work. kollektiv plus zweis approach is to explore and play with materials, humor and the entire manufacturing process.