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.

After working internationally as a designer for Nils Holger Moormann, Tim Rundle Studio, Steelcase Inc. and Studio F.A. Porsche, he opened up his own studio.

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, Forbes Magazine, GQ Magazine, Elle Decor Italia, AD Magazine, Sight Unseen, Core77, The World of Interiors and many more.

Selected Clients

Fuji Bikes
Microsoft Research
Mint Gallery
Porzellanmanufaktur Nymphenburg
Sony Music Germany
Studio F.A. Porsche
Universal Music Group

Awards and Honors

Best Bedside Lamp - Forbes Magazine - 2024
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

Sit, feast on your life, Milan Design Week, IT 2024
EDIT Napoli, IT 2023
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

Permanent Collections

Fleet Library, Rhode Island School of Design, USA
Visual Resource Center, CSU San Bernardino, USA

Lectures and Teaching

Deutsche Meisterschule für Mode, München, 2024
Central Saint Martins - University of the Arts London, 2022- 2023
Deutsche Meisterschule für Mode, München, 2020- 2021
Fachhochschule Salzburg, Design und Produktmanagement, 2020