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Gwendolyn et Guillane Kerschbaumer

Nationality
Austrian
Occupation
Designers

Atelier Areti features the work of Gwendolyn and Guillane Kerschbaumer. The sisters set up their own design studio after having worked for several architecture and design offices throughout Europe and the US.


Gwendolyn was born in 1976 in Innsbruck, Austria. She received a Bachelor in Visual Arts with a concentration in sculpture from Duke University, NC. She received her Master in Architecture from Harvard University and a Master in Advanced Architectural Studies (sustainable building) from the ETH, Zurich. Among others, Gwendolyn worked at the architectural offices of Peter Eisenman Architects New York, Kleihues und Kleihues Berlin, MVRDV Rotterdam and Wiel Arets Architects Amsterdam.
Gwendolyn was head of research at 'laba' / EPFL for 3 years, where she researched contemporary developments in the fields of architecture, urban design and planning. She went on to study Product Design at Central Saint Martins where she graduated in 2006. Guillane worked for several years as an interior designer in London before starting Atelier Areti with her sister Gwendolyn.


Guillane was born in 1981 in Innsbruck, Austria. She completed an art foundation program in Paris before studying Art History and Archaeology at the Sorbonne in Paris, receiving a DEUG.


Atelier Areti is mainly based in London but the architects and designers work in close collaboration with master craftsmen and manufacturers in Germany and Sweden.


Atelier Areti designs its own products while also working for and with other companies and designers.

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Atelier Areti designs its own products while also working for and with other companies and designers.