Press

7. May 2014

Jen Ray reinterprets MEISSEN®

'Violence and beauty in Weapon (Axe series)'

Wentrup Gallery presents artworks created at the MEISSEN COUTURE artCAMPUS® by American artist Jen Ray at Art Basel Hong Kong, taking place from 15th - 18th of May 2014. Read more »

4. April 2014

MEISSEN COUTURE® fabric creation wins “Best Fabrics Award 2014”

Munich

The annual Stoff Frühling trade fair opened in Munich today. This is an event at which international manufacturers of fabrics for interiors present their latest creations to a German trade audience.

It has just been announced that Royal Palace - the latest fabric creation in the MEISSEN COUTURE® Home Collection - received the “Best Fabrics Award 2014” in a competition held to mark the opening by the noted trade periodical Deco Home, published by Winkler Medienverlag. Read more »

25. March 2014

Saxon Prime Minister Tillich visits MEISSEN® in Japan

Osaka

Saxony’s Prime Minister Stanislaw Tillich, who is currently touring Japan, today paid a visit to the world’s first ever MEISSEN® Coffee House, opened by Saxony’s tercentennial heritage company at the Japanese Hankyu store in Osaka. Read more »

5. February 2014

MEISSEN COUTURE® Fall/Winter 2014/15: Tender is the Night

Once again, MEISSEN COUTURE® will host a spectacular event during Milan Fashion Week. The MEISSEN COUTURE® Fall/Winter 2014/15 Collection will be presented in a magnificent installation. The famous VILLA MEISSEN COUTURE® in Via MonteNapoleone 3 will be transformed into a scintillating backdrop for the evening.

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16. January 2014

MEISSEN COUTURE® extends its HOME COLLECTION with a series of charismatic mid-century style Collectibles

Blending contemporary elegance with inspiring 300-year-old heritage and art

At the forthcoming Maison & Objet in Paris, the Maison MEISSEN COUTURE® will present a series of new interior collectibles that extend and further enrich its current Home Collection. The new creations of the 300-year-old legendary manufactory pay homage to the “mid-century style” – an artistic movement from the last century characterised by joie de vivre and a playful approach to interior design.

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6. December 2013

MEISSEN COUTURE® Appoints New Retail Director

The MEISSEN® luxury group continues to restructure its management. Today it was announced that Mr Philip A. Rogers will immediately start in the newly created position of Retail Director at MEISSEN COUTURE®.

‘With Mr Rogers, we win in two ways’, Christian Kurtzke, MEISSEN®’s CEO, is pleased: ‘Firstly, the appointment demonstrates that we continue to develop our distribution competence in the luxury field in Germany, and secondly, this is a further step in making our management truly international.’ Read more »

2. December 2013

MEISSEN® supremo Dr Christian Kurtzke talks to NTV

The NTV channel’s Premium Lounge slot recently ran an  interview with Dr. Christian Kurtzke, Chief Executive Officer at MEISSEN®, on trends at his company over the past two years. The programme comprehensively sets out how the tercentennial House of Tradition has been re-aligned - from the launch of the new MEISSEN COUTURE® range in Milan through new creations in the Joaillerie & HOME segments to a review of the work of artCAMPUS in the sphere of modern art. Read more »

25. November 2013

MEISSEN® Joaillerie opens boutique in Frankfurt

From now on MEISSEN® will also be showing off its latest jewellery, accessory and porcelain creations on around 1,100 square feet of prime-location floor space in Frankfurt, at No. 4 Opernplatz.

We have acquired the services of Alvin Thomas, a man with many years’ experience of selling top luxury goods, to manage the new MEISSEN® Joaillerie boutique. Read more »

13. November 2013

Franzen opens first showroom for MEISSEN® HOME in Germany

The Franzen family and MEISSEN® extend a joint invitation to the launch on November 15 of two new MEISSEN® brand worlds on Königsallee.
 
A fine selection of Joaillerie & Accessory collections from the 300-year-old house of tradition now awaits the public in a Joaillerie Corner prominently located at the entrance. Over an area of 1,650 sq ft on the next floor up, meanwhile, Franzen will be unveiling the first MEISSEN HOME® Boutique in Germany, in which porcelains classic and modern will for the first time be presented alongside furniture creations, exclusive fabrics, silk carpets and elegant luminaires to deliver a new style of all-inclusive brand experience. Read more »

13. November 2013

MEISSEN® equipping Caroussel star restaurant in Dresden’s Bülow Palais

Manufactory presents range for the select catering and hotel trade

Creations by star-studded chef-de-cuisine Benjamin Biedlingmaier are now being served to discerning guests at the best restaurant in Dresden, the Bülow Palais Caroussel, on MEISSEN® “Waves” porcelain.

Achim Bornhäusser, who was appointed by the MEISSEN® executive to set up a Select Catering & Hotel Trade segment at the beginning of the year, sees this as a further step towards additionally positioning the legendary 300-year-old Manufactory as a leading provider for professional cuisine henceforth. Read more »