PROJECT DETAILS


The featured projects were designed or implemented by the Studio Helmut Luck team in close collaboration with each client. This portfolio represents a selection of all our completed projects.

STRUCTURAL DESIGN

Single-family home in Westerwald region:
The design is a re-interpretation of a historical regional house. Traditional materials such as quarry stone, slate and clay plaster were replaced by exposed concrete, anodised aluminum and larch wood. All used materials were locally sourced, ecological and fully recyclable. Mixed construction consisting of wood frames and solid construction. The project was managed according to HOAI regulations during service phases 1-3. Client: private customer

Company terraces, Hafencity, Hamburg
The concept for the design of the Gebr. Heinemann company terraces comprises one large and two small terraces. The goal was to create a green, tranquil space for employees to relax, as well as an attractive venue for summer events. The project was managed according to HOAI regulations during service phases 1-2. Client: Gebr. Heinemann, Hamburg

INTERIOR DESIGN

Single-family home in Westerwald region:
The interior rooms are characterised by two contrasting materials: exposed concrete and wood. The wood is from the surrounding forests and creates a pleasant flooring on both stories. The exposed concrete wall faces west and continues inside the interior. Together with the large fireplace, it creates the living, reading and dining areas of the house. Made-to-measure built-in furniture makes maximum use of the staircase and sloping ceilings. Client: private customer

BRAND ENVIRONMENTS

Brand room (No. 2), Munich airport:
The design of the new brand room at Munich airport (about 200 square meters) was Studio Helmut Luck’s second commission for the airport. In addition to the architectural concept, most of the furniture was designed using sustainable materials according to the airport’s corporate identity. The project was managed according to HOAI regulations during service phases 1-8. Client: Interbrand, Cologne

Brand room, Sika, Tueffenwies:
The design and implementation of a new brand room (about 40 square meters) in the company’s new building in Tüffenwies was completed in 2015. The presented concept was executed with several changes. The project was managed according to HOAI regulations during service phases 1-3. Client: Interbrand, Zurich

Product launch, Adidas “PureBoost X”, Berlin:
Studio Helmut Luck developed the design for the introduction of the new “PureBoost X” shoe in late 2015. The event took place in February 2016 in the recently opened RUNBASE in Berlin. The project was managed according to HOAI regulations during service phases 1-2. Client: ACT3, Berlin

RETAIL AREAS

Duty free shop, Copenhagen airport
Studio Helmut Luck was responsible for designing the “LOOK LAB” zone (about 400 square meters). In addition to the entire interior design, the brief included the conceptualization and design of furniture featuring various multimedia elements. The whole retail area was completed in April 2018. The project was managed according to HOAI regulations during service phases 1-3. Client: Gebr. Heinemann, Hamburg

Sales room, MV Agusta:
Studio Helmut Luck developed a new look and feel for the sales rooms and exterior signage for the Italian motorcycle manufacturer MV Agusta. The design is scalable and can be expanded from a 15 square meter lounge to a 150 square meter sales room. The project was managed according to HOAI regulations during service phases 1-2. Client: Interbrand, Cologne

New Istanbul airport (Phase 2)
In 2019, the new Istanbul Airport will replace Istanbul-Atatürk Airport as the largest airport in Turkey. The completion of the retail area (about 53,000 sq. m.) was carried out by Gebr. Heinemann, Hamburg / Unifree Dutyfree. Studio Helmut Luck advised them in Istanbul during service phases 2-3 according to HOAI regulations and interfaced with the chief architect. Client: Gebr. Heinemann, Hamburg + UniFree Duty Free, Istanbul

PRODUCT DESIGN

Ceramics and jewellery:
This line of ceramics and jewellery was created in collaboration with the fashion designer Monya Wasilewski for the label MONYA/HELMUT. The project was inspired by Herbert Bayer’s work “Metamorphosis.” Materials: ceramic, 585 gold, platinum
Monya/Helmut

Jewellery:
Urban Defective is a jewellery collection that preserves that moment of fleeting ripeness in urban fruits. Their imperfect beauty is captured here for eternity in a 585-gold alloy. The fruits rests on a milled walnut wood inlay, enveloped by a black stone box made of basalt lava from Mayen.

MODELS


All models were created while working as an architect and Associate Creative Director 3D for Interbrand CEE in Berlin on behalf of Interbrand GmbH. The presentation models were designed for the new airport in Istanbul and for an exhibition stand for Datsun. Client: Gebr. Heinemann, Hamburg and Datsun / Nissan Motor Co.

COOP HIMMELBLAU, VIENNA


The project “Musee des Confluences” was managed in Vienna and Lyon during all HOAI service phases from 2003 until 2009 on behalf of Coop Himmelblau. The project was completed in 2014. © Coop Himmelb(l)au / Wolf D. Prix
Coop Himmelb(l)au

ACCONCI STUDIO, BROOKLYN, NY


The projects shown were designed from 2007 until 2008 for Vito Acconci in New York City. © Acconci Studio
Acconci Studio

CHEIL COMMUNICATION, SEOUL / MDLAB, MUNICH


The Samsung exhibition stands at IFA 2010 in Berlin, MWC 2011 in Barcelona and CES 2012 in Las Vegas were designed on behalf of Cheil Communication, Seoul, while working as a co-founder and senior project manager at MDLab, Munich, during the respective time periods from 2010 until 2012. All projects were the result of teamwork.
© Cheil Communication, Seoul / MDLab, Munich
Cheil

INTERBRAND


The following designs were completed while working as an architect and Associate Creative Director 3D for Interbrand CEE, Berlin, on behalf of Interbrand GmbH.
All projects were the result of teamwork. © Interbrand
Interbrand

New Istanbul airport (Phase 1):
Together with the client, a detailed offer was created in 2014 for the future design of the new terminal’s interior design and retail concept. The contract was awarded in March 2015 and is considered the biggest single success in the 135-year company history of Gebr. Heinemann. The project was managed according to HOAI regulations during service phases 1-2. Client: Gebr. Heinemann, Hamburg
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Deutsche Telekom, external signage
As part of Deutsche Telekom’s brand development 2.0, a new shop signage system was developed for all S, M, L, XL and flagship stores. The existing signage system was optimized with a minimalist design and enhanced use of magenta. The project was managed according to HOAI regulations during service phases 1-2. Client: Deutsche Telekom, Bonn

Deutsche Telekom, Schildergasse shop, Cologne:
Interbrand developed this design for the Telekom shop on Schildergasse in Cologne. The shop extends over two stories and was opened with slight modifications in 2013. Client: Deutsche Telekom, Bonn

Brand room (No. 1) + Furniture, Munich airport:
Munich airport’s brand room is where every new employee receives an induction. The space offers an immersive experience of the airport’s brand and comprises an exhibition and meeting room, a training area, a web lounge and an area for relaxation and communication. The project was managed during service phases 1-8 according to HOAI regulations. Interbrand and the Munich Airport team received a special mention at the German Design Award 2015. Client: Munich Airport

Motorway long distance signage, Munich airport:
Originally designed by Otl Aicher, this freeway signage was redesigned as part of the airport’s new brand positioning and CI development. The three elevated blue M’s were replaced by a 9.5-meter-high logo installation, followed by three “connectors.” The project was managed according to HOAI regulations during service phases 1-8. Client: Munich Airport

Exhibition stand, Datsun:
Datsun is a subsidiary of Nissan. This scalable exhibition stand design reflects the principles of the Datsun brand. The concept was selected in 2013 and implemented in the Russian, Indian and Bangladeshi markets. It won Datsun a prize for “Best Designed Booth” at the Delhi Auto Expo in 2014. Client: Datsun / Nissan Motor Co.

PICTURE CREDITS


All images © Mario Schwary, Dipl. Ing. (FH)

THIRD-PARTY IMAGE RIGHTS


Motorway long distance signage + conference room at Munich Airport © Munich Airport, Alex Tino Fiedel; Samsung exhibition stand MWC 2011 Barcelona © Thomas Stefan / IFA 2010 Berlin © Werner Popp; designer furniture for Munich Airport on behalf of Interbrand © Soo-Chung Lee; models © Modellbau Milde Berlin; portrait of Mario Schwary © Lottermann and Fuentes