Speakers


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Alastair Kean

He has graduated from the Glasgow School of Art. With his retail design-focused skills he has attended Dalziel & Pow as designer and team leader. He promoted to a member of the board of directors at the same institution in 2001. His works in recent years have become intense on international projects such as store and bank designs from Denmark to the Mid East. More recently, he has also started to produce designs for retail brands in Turkey.


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John Ryan

John Ryan is a journalist who deals with retail design and marketing at a wide variety of magazines and newspapers. As Stores Editor of Retail Week and European editor of VMSD, he has written about the sector for more than 12 years, besides he participates in TV and radio programs and he is being invited to the international conferences as a speaker. He is also online editor of retail design magazine www.alumind.com


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Charles G. Stone II

He graduated from Princeton University in 1976. His early work in theater lighting soon led to a career in architectural lighting design, briefly studying under Claude R. Engle III in Washington DC before he moved to New York City to work under Jules Fisher and Paul Marantz. With his passion in design and determination to explore the unknown, he moved FMS Company Inc. into the international arena at the beginning of the 90s. He has undertaken lighting of iconic projects in many places from Sydney to Sao Paulo and Shanghai to Cape Town. Charles became the president of FMS Company Inc. in 1999.

He has designed award winning, well-known, projects such as Carnegie Hall, the Washington Monument, City-Garden, the American Museum of Natural History - Rose Center for Earth and Space, and the Hong Kong Airport. Charles is Lighting Certified by the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions as well as an Accredited Professional of LEED which formed by U.S. Sustainable Green Building Council. In addition, he is a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society and is a past President of the International Association of Lighting Designers


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Tobias Wallisser

After having studied architecture in Germany he received a post-graduate degree from Columbia University (New York) in 1997. He worked for Asymptote Architecture Company on the Virtual New York Stock Exchange project and for KTP on an award-winning low-energy office project in Germany. From 1997-2007, he worked as associate architect of UNStudio in Amsterdam where he was responsible for many projects including the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany. In 2007, he founded LAVA (Laboratory https://www.viagrapascherfr.com/le-viagra-vente-libre/ for Visionary Architecture) together with his partners Chris Bosse and Alexander Rieck.

Tobias has lectured in many places worldwide and worked as studio executive
at several universities in Germany. In 2006, he accepted a professorship at the Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart where he teaches "digital design”. Since 2011, he acts as Vice-President of the Academy.


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Atelier Brückner

In accordance to the credo "form follows content", ATELIER BRÜCKNER designs since more than 15 years scenographies for complex thematic issues and communicates brands in space. With more than 100 international projects, 140 awards and around 70 employees from diverse disciplines and cultural backgrounds, ATELIER BRÜCKNER aims to create cognitively challenging and emotionally groundbreaking scenographies and innovative exhibitions for museums, theme or brand based architectures, experience and visitor centers and EXPO pavilions.

Many award-winning Munich BMW Museum and the ethnological Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum in Cologne, which has been laureated with the European Museum Award 2012, are among the ATELIER BRÜCKNER´s international references. Currently at the building of SNØHETTA, at the Dhahran King Abdul-Aziz Center for World Cultures in Saudi Arabia, during the preparations for 70.000 sqm exhibition on Culture and Technology ATELIER BRÜCKNER is carrying out the design of one large scale gallery on Natural History in close collaboration with the curators from NHM London.

Uwe R. Brückner

He is the Creative Director of ATELIER BRÜCKNER. National, as well as international level, he is recognized as a leader in the field of exhibition design. Educated as an architect and stage designer, Brückner is one of the protagonists of scenography and ranked among the founding directors of the International Scenographer’s Biennial. Corresponding to the philosophy "form follows content", he promotes the individual, content-generated design of spatial stages. He teaches at Basel Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst (Art and Design University) as well as Tongji University in Shanghai as a guest professor. He is a member of Germany ICOM (International Council of Museums), the Art Directors Club for Germany and the D&AD London (London Design and Art Director).


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Marc Tamschick

He is the CEO and Creative Manager of TAMSCHICK MEDIA+SPACE GmbH. He studied Graphic-Design at the Art Academy Stuttgart, and Animation / Direction at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. In 1994, he founded the film production company Mediamutant. In 2007, he founded TAMSCHICK MEDIA+SPACE GmbH which is a medial scenography, immersive narrative spaces and interactive installations agency that uses emerging technologies. TMS conceives designs and produces media and spaces for architecture, exhibitions, trade fairs, showrooms, art and theme parks and events.

ADC Deutschland, ADC New York, ADC Global, WorldMediaFestival, Best architects, Animago Award, New York Festivals, Digital Content Award, Prix Leonardo, Finalist Clip Attack, Videokunstpreis des Goethe Instituts and Intermedia Globe Gold may be counted among the awards of TMS.

TMS'nin ödülleri arasında Almanya ADC, New York ADC, WorldMediaFestival, Best Architects, Animago Ödülü, Prix Leonardo, Finalist Clip Attack, Goethe Enstitüsü Video Sanat Ödülü (Videokunstpreis des Goethe Instituts) ve Intermedia Globe Gold sayılabilir.


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STAMBERG AFERIAT + ASSOCIATES

The collaboration of the partners had begun in 1976. Stamberg Aferiat + Associates was founded in 1989. Rizzoli International published their monograph under the name of "Stamberg Aferiat Architecture" in 1997 and revised and reissued it in 2012. Their award-winning works are widely being published.

Paul Aferiat

He received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1975. After having worked for Richard Meier for a while, he took a task at Gwathmey Siegel Architects as an Associate in charge of the Museum of the Moving Image. He has served on the Architecture Advisory Board of Carnegie-Mellon University.

Peter Stamberg

He attended Columbia College, the Rhode Island School of Design, and The Architectural Association of London Graduate School of Architecture. He had a Bachelor in Fine Arts (1972), Bachelor of Architecture (1973), and AA Graduate Diploma (1975). He works for the National Advisory Council of the Cranbrook Academy of Art. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Publicolor.