Press: General

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 »

23. September 2013

MEISSEN COUTURE® Has Sensational Debut at Milan Fashion Week

With about 700 guests, MEISSEN®  ITALIA celebrated a sensational debut in Milan. The event was hosted by MEISSEN’s CEO Christian Kurtzke together with Franca Sozzani, editor-in-chief of Vogue Italia.

MEISSEN COUTURE® surprised and delighted about 160 journalists, more than 40 buyers and numerous VIPs of Milan society with a mixture of romantic creations, retro styles, and a mystical musical presentation in the courtyard of Villa Meissen, which had been designed in the style of an Italian pleasure garden for the occasion.

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5. September 2013

MEISSEN® opens HOME boutique at Harrods

MEISSEN® UK, the British subsidiary of the MEISSEN® luxury group, yesterday celebrated the official opening of its first MEISSEN HOME® boutique in the United Kingdom.

On more than 100 square metres of London’s luxury department store, MEISSEN® now presents its fine porcelain artworks, its handcrafted tableware programme and also the new MEISSEN HOME® furniture & fabrics programme – as an integrated luxury-interiors brand. Read more »

4. September 2013


Dresses, leather bags and silk accessories inspired by 300 years of heritage in European art works

In the last years several famous fashion houses referred to the legendary MEISSEN® Manufactory as a source of inspiration for their new collections. In fact last season, Giambattista Valli presented a number of dresses that were inspired by historical MEISSEN® designs.

Now, on September 22nd, during the famous Milan Fashion Week, VOGUE Italia will present MEISSEN‘s launch of its own MEISSEN COUTURE® & ACCESSORIES brand and collection which will be managed worldwide by its Italian company MEISSEN Italia. Read more »

26. June 2013

MEISSEN® thrills Stuttgart

Yesterday evening, Manufactory CEO Dr Christian Kurtzke and boutique manager Andrea Breitmaier presented the latest MEISSEN® Joaillerie collection to an invited Stuttgart public in new premises at No. 16 Calwer Strasse.
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