Relvãokellermann develop and create new products and objects together with its clients by constantly analysing, researching and solving problems, by discovering new usages and scenarios with an eye for new materials/technologies and changes in the current society.
Having an open interdisciplinary working field is beneficial for our clients, it gives the possibility to interact and profit from a wide range of disciplines. This also includes collaborations with a network of other types of expertise on a project-to-project basis, having the ability to react quickly and adapt to meet all project’s requirements.
Portrait by Fabian Frinzel
Portuguese born Ana Relvão, graduated in 2009 in Industrial Design by the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Lisbon. Her interest in different fields of Product Design lead her to apprenticeships between Lisbon and Munich. Since 2011, she’s established in Munich.
Relvão has been regularly invited lecturer at different universities, such as IADE European University, Superior School for Arts and Design at Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano and Faculty of Fine Arts from University of Lisbon; and events, like for example Pecha Kucha Night #9 Lisbon, Seminar on Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Casa da Misericórdia in Lisbon, Seminar New Talents at Platform in Munich and Handwerkskammer für München und Oberbayern during the Munich Creative Business Week 2016.
More recently she became Guest Professor at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart, together with Gerhardt Kellermann.
Ana Relvão’s works have been repeatedly presented and awarded at international events like the Beijing Design Week or the German Design Awards. In 2016, Relvão was nominated for the Sponsorship Award of the City of Munich under the category of Design.
German designer Gerhardt Kellermann got his diploma in Industrial Design at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste
Stuttgart in 2010.
Over the years Kellermann has been invited teacher at the Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart, Saarbrücken and Braunschweig. In 2018, he became Guest Professor at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart, together with Ana Relvão.
Amongst other important events, he was nominated by the city of Munich in 2014 and 2018 for its Förderpreis, under the category Design, Winner of the Open Call, Art in a Public Space of the city of Munich with Ayzit Bostan with Replika, awarded with the Grant of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes for Industrial design.
Besides his achievements as an industrial designer Kellermann became a relevant product photographer due to his characteristic vision over products. Photographing for brands such as Auerberg, Bulthaup, Dedon, Kvadrat, Flötotto, Hay, Herman Miller, Mattiazzi, Mutina, Silhouette, Porsche and Wästberg, Gerhardt Kellermann keeps is characteristic point of view over products in various fields including fashion, as one can see on his work with Ayzit Bostan or Tsatsas.