“Harmony with the environment”: An interview with Jeannette Altherr

Jeannette Altherr © Lievore Altherr

Together with Alberto Lievore, Jeannette Altherr heads one of the most renowned design agencies in Spain. The graduate product and industry designer from Barcelona is a member of the jury for this year’s trend show at spoga+gafa. We talked with her about the various requirements of outdoor design, inspirations from nature and special furniture qualities.

In the garden with: Anna Hackstein (IVG)

Anna Hackstein – Photo: IVG

Anna Hackstein is Managing Director of Industrieverband Garten (IVG) e.V. / Industry Garden Association since September 2017. The business administration graduate has been working for the IVG since 2015 and was initially responsible for the Marketing and Communications section, before taking over responsibility for managing the association originally on a provisional basis in the spring of 2017. The association currently unites just under 140 member-companies of the garden industry and its core competences lie in providing information, networking, PR work and lobbying.

Cane-line: CEO Brian Djernes looks back at spoga+gafa 2017

Brian Djernes at spoga+gafa 2017 © Koelnmesse/Frank-Udo Tielmann

Cane-line has more than 25 years of experience in the production of garden furniture. At this years spoga+gafa the Danish outdoor company presents itself in the premium segment garden unique. We spoke to CEO Brian Djernes about his impressions of the fair, changes in outdoor design and the development of the market.