U.+ M. KAUFMANN - MÜLBAIER
The partners in this DUO Ulla+Martin Kaufmann and Felicia Mülbaier like and appreciate each other very much. They are the great masters of their craft, they push the limits of what is possible. With their highest standards of craftsmanship and artistry, they create unmistakable, magnificent works - Ulla+Martin Kaufann for more than 50 years.
Ulla+Martin Kaufmann 1941 born in Hildesheim. Photo M. Hofmann
Felicia Mülbaier 1988 born in Speyer. Photo Lisa Villinger
ULLA + MARTIN KAUFMANN Gold and Silversmiths
Necklace 1 METER + Bracelet TIRA
750/000 Gold, 2021
The expression of today and the thin, hard material GOLD have inspired a technique as a solution that was unknown to us until then.
Design awards Design
Selection Stuttgart; red dot Design Centre Essen; iF-design selection, Hanover; 2015 best of the best, red dot award, Design Zentrum Essen for bangle TIRA
Awards, among others
2018 Bavarian State Prize; 2006 Justus Brinckmann Prize; 2003 Bavarian State Prize; 1978 State Prize of the State of Lower Saxony; 1974 Hessian State Prize.
Museums and Collections, selection
Museum of Arts and Crafts, Hamburg, DE; German Goldsmiths' House, Hanau, DE; Museum of Applied Art, Frankfurt, DE; Neue Pinakotek, Munich, DE; Silvermuseum Sterckshof, Antwerp, BE; Musee Mandet, Riom, FR; Museum Fine Arts, Boston, US; Palazzo Pitti, Florence, IT; Grassi Museum of Applied Art, Leipzig, DE; Museum Arts & Design, New York, US; Schmuckmuseum Pfortzheim im Reuchlinhaus, Pforzheim, DE.
Photo M. Hoffmann
Pendant RUMPF 2022
Almost dissolved, dissected and finely carved out, the stonework looks as if fallen out of time.
Die Neue Sammlung München/DE; Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg/DE; Badisches Landesmuseum Karlsruhe/DE; Sammlung Deedie Rose, Promised Gift to the Dallas Museum of Art /USA, Sammlung Tobeler/DE; Estonian Academy of Arts/EST.