After completing his apprenticeship working with metal castings in 1993, Markus Sommer studied design at the Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee (university of arts) and graduated with a diploma in product design in 2003.
He has held a teaching position in the master’s programme “Museum Management and Communication” at the Berlin University of Applied Science since 2009 and also works for Andreas Heller Architects & Designers in Hamburg.
“Observation – experimentation – perception are actions which find their artistic expression in sketches, models and objects.
Play equipment is a further dimension along the path towards expressing the relationship of people to themselves and to their environment.Markus Sommer
The equipment I design raises questions on the overall understanding of optics, on the act of seeing, on material and its reflection in both senses of the word. Your own actions can reveal the answers, for example: observation – experimentation – perception ...”