Darius Zalzadeh, born 1984, is an german industrial designer.

After his engineering studies he studied product design at the KHK, the school of fine arts and design in Kassel.

While still a student, he was given the chance to demonstrate his craftsmanship, as well as his love of precision and detail, by creating a prototype for Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. It is now owned by Vitra and has been added to the Vitra Design Museum collection.

 

In 2020 he finished his diploma degree with the grade ''very good''. During his studies he has been working for four years as a senior design engineer for the company Kennwert KW GmbH.

Recently he worked for Studio Kai Linke.

Vita

2011 - 2020

Studies: Product design at the academy of fine arts in Kassel

2014 - 2018

Senior Design Engineer at Kennwert KW GmbH

2006 - 2011

Studies: Engineering at the university of Kassel

Awards

2020

2020

2020

Hessen Design Competition (Winner)

Kids Design Award (Nominee)

German Design Graduates (Exhibitor)

Scolarships

2019

2018

Otto-Braun-Fond, Kassel

IKEA Stiftung, Hofheim-Wallau

Selected for the collection of a museum

2018

Vitra Design Museum, Végétal-Chair-Prototype

Exhibitions

2018

2017

2017

2015

2011

kasselcollection, Ambiente, Frankfurt am Main

becoming things, Grassimesse, Leipzig

Edition Gernheim, Glasmuseum Riihimäki, Finnland

Edition Gernheim, LWL Industriemuseum, Gernheim

kasselcollection, Ventura Lambrate, Milano Design Week, Italy