ALLEN KAUFMANN is a man and woman, Berlin and New York design partnership. Our practice is committed to the collaborative exploration of creating projects, objects and subjects through a process of inspiration, imagination, fabrication and refinement.
Since its start in 2014, ALLEN KAUFMANN has developed a diverse range of work along the fringe of traditional architecture and design including residential, commercial, fashion, restaurant, club, sculpture, installation and hybrid projects. We have created spaces in Berlin such as 893 Ryotei in Charlottenburg and Parker Bowles and Pacifico in Kreuzberg, as well as Holy Ghost flagship store in München and Dwarfed Dead Cherry Tree, an installation in Upstate New York. Our work in the objects realm has led to the creation of the DADO shelf, which was presented at the DMY Fair in 2014.
Our work is influenced and tested in rural and urban environments – in homes and nightclubs – in parks and on walls. Our fringe style and up-and-coming way of practicing affords us the luxury of working hands-on with our projects, objects and subjects. As opposed to bells and whistles, we prefer restraint.