Felix Pöttinger is a multidisciplinary designer based in Munich, Germany.
He graduated from the Royal College of Art in London with a MA in Design Products in 2018.
After working as a designer for Nils Holger Moormann, Tim Rundle Studio London, Steelcase Inc. and Studio F.A. Porsche, he opened up his studio in 2020.
He has developed products and experiences for some of the leading companies in the design field such as Auerberg, Bora, BMW, Hansgrohe, Sony Music Germany and many more.
His work won various international design awards and was part of events and exhibitions at the V&A London, Design Museum London, Mint Gallery London, MAK Hamburg, Salone del Mobile Milan and London Design Festival.
His work has been featured in publications including Wallpaper, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Dezeen, GQ Russia, Elle Decor Italia, AD Magazine, AIT & Core77 and many more.
Sony Music Germany
Studio F.A. Porsche
Universal Music Group
Awards and Honors
New Material Award - Finalist - 2021
Creative Conscience Award - Winner - 2020
Lexus Design Award - Nominee - 2020
German Design Award Newcomer - Nominee - 2019
Award of Excellence - Royal College of Art - 2018
Helen Hamlyn Design Awards - Nominee - 2018
European Product Design Award - Gold - 2018
Ein&Zwanzig - German Design Council - Shortlisted 2018
Dezeen's Top 10 unusual materials of 2017
Awarded Member of the IAD 2017
A Design Award Silver "Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design" 2017
Automotive Brand Contest - German Design Council - Winner Interior 2016
Schott Ceran Design Award 3rd 2014
Exhibitions, Events and Talks
1000 Vases, Galerie Joseph Paris, FR 2022 Transform & Evolve, Dialog Textil Verband, GER 2020
Ikon Gallery, Winter Craft Market, UK 2019
Mint Gallery, London Design Festival UK 2019
Salone Satellite, Salone del Mobile Milano, IT 2019
Blickwinkel Pavilion, MCBW, GER 2019
Digital Nature, München, GER 2019
Internationale Handwerksmesse München, GER 2019
Werkraum Bregenzerwald, AT 2019
Design Change Makers, The Design Museum London, UK 2018
FachPack Nürnberg, BayernDesign, GER 2018
The Future Starts Here, Talk, V&A London, UK 2018
Venice Food Design Week, IT 2018
Utopa International Design Exhibition, Zhuzhou, China 2018
WIP Show Royal College of Art London, UK 2018
MKG Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, GER 2017
Vienna Design Week, AT 2017
International Green Film Festival, Iran 2017
London Design Festival, UK 2017
WIP Show Royal College of Art London, UK 2017
Fleet Library, Rhode Island School of Design, USA
Visual Resource Center, CSU San Bernardino, USA
Lectures and Teaching
Central Saint Martins - University of the Arts London, 2022
Deutsche Meisterschule für Mode, München, 2020- 2021
Fachhochschule Salzburg, Design und Produktmanagement, 2020