Studio Jörg Mennickheim is a Cologne-based design studio for product and interior design. We engage in projects ranging from products and furniture to brand experience, retail concepts and exhibitions.

Our work blends a progressive conceptual approach with a passion for materials, new technologies and craft. Formal simplicity and smart details characterize our design projects. We think and work interdisciplinary. Besides our core team we collaborate with an established network of digital experts, engineers, craftsmen, retail developers and universities.

Clients value our empathy for brands, allowing us to create authentic products and spaces with a strong brand identity. We collaborate with international brands as well as small labels and cultural organizations.


Design Consultancy
(Brand Strategy / Story Telling / Creative Direction / Design Workshops)

Product Design
(Modular Systems / Products / Furniture Design)

Interior Design
(Brand Experience / Retail Concepts / Flagship Stores / Showrooms / Exhibitions)

(Prototyping / Production)

Jörg Mennickheim

Jörg Mennickheim was born in Kassel (Germany) where he grew up in a family of carpenters. After his apprenticeship in carpentry he studied at Köln International School of Design (KISD) and ENSCI Les Ateliers in Paris.

In 2002 he worked for Paris based Designers Ronan + Erwan Bouroullec. After graduating with honors in 2003 Jörg was the workshop manager at the Vitra Summer Workshops in Boisbuchet (F) for two years.

In 2005 he founded his own studio for product and interior design in Cologne.

From 2009 on Jörg runs design workshops for the Vitra Design Museum, the Istanbul Design Biennale and other organizations. In 2015 he startet teaching at PBSA (Peter Behrens School of Arts) in Düsseldorf.

Since 2010 he is responsible for the art direction of the product label UTENSIL.


Vitra Workshop in Weil am Rhein / Peter Behrens School of Arts (D)

Vitra Workshop in Weil am Rhein / Peter Behrens School of Arts (D)

Crafts+Arcades Design Workshop / Bilgi University Istanbul (TR)
Interieur Awards Workshop / Biennale Interieur Kortrijk (B)
Vitra Workshop in Weil am Rhein / Peter Behrens School of Arts (D)
Street Food Experience / Food Design Workshop / PBSA Düsseldorf (D)

Vitra Workshop in Weil am Rhein / Peter Behrens School of Arts (D)

Interieur Awards Workshop / Biennale Interieur Kortrijk (B)

Workshop „MADE IN SISHANE“ / Istanbul Design Biennale (TR)

Vitra Summer Workshop „TYPICAL UNTYPICAL“ / Boisbuchet (F)
Compactproject „COPY / PASTE“ / Hochschule Liechtenstein (LI)

Vitra Summer Workshop „FLOW“ / Boisbuchet (F)

Vitra Summer Workshop „HOT“ / Boisbuchet (F)


Product / Interior Design Internship (m/f)

We are always looking for talented Designers. In our small team you will be involved in all steps of the design process (brand strategy, research, ideation, conception, design development, prototyping, implementation)

We welcome applicants who meet the following criteria
– Studies in the fields of product design, industrial design or interior design
– exceptional creative ability
– skilled at 3D programs, preferably Solidworks
– self-motivated, collaborative

Please send us your CV and portfolio in PDF format