Nach seinem Bachelorstudium in Produktdesign an der FH Münster machte Cornelius Richter ein Internship bei Thomas Schnur in Köln. Parallel zum anschließenden Masterstudium in Industrial Design an der Folkwang Universität der Künste in Essen arbeitete er im dortigen Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet »Design for Sustainability and Circularity«. Nach dem Masterabschluss ist Cornelius Richter als als Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter im Lehrgebiet »Fachspezifische Grundlagen« an die Folkwang Universität der Künste zurückgekehrt.

Cornelius Richter graduated with the bachelor's degree in product design at Münster University of Applied Sciences in 2019. After an internship with Thomas Schnur, he studied Industrial Design at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen – where he also worked in the teaching and research area "Design for Sustainability and Circularity". After completing his master's degree, Cornelius Richter returned to the Folkwang University as a graduated research assistant in the teaching field "subject-specific basics".
CURRICULUM VITAE

10/2023 - now
Research assistant (graduate M.A.) 
in the teaching field »subject-specific basics«
Industrial Design – Form and Context.
Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen

03/2023
Master of Arts (Graduation)
Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen

Projekt: STUHL

10/2021 - 12/2022
Student research assistant in the teaching and research field
»Design for Sustainability and Circularity«

Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen

10/2020 - 03/2023
Master of Arts

Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen
Industrial Design

05/2020 - 08/2020
Internship with Thomas Schnur


06/2019
Bachelor of Arts (Graduation)

University of Applied Sciences, Münster
Projekt: re.form

04/2018 - 06/2019
Tutor of
Prof. Dipl.-Des Torsten Wittenberg 

University of Applied Sciences, Münster

10/2015 - 06/2019
Bachelor of Arts 

University of Applied Sciences, Münster

02/2015 - 05/2013
Intern at the carpentry and furniture shop »Textor«, Marburg 




AUSSTELLUNGEN / EXHIBITIONS

one&twenty 2024
Winner Exhibition 
during Milan Designweek, Italy
presented project:
STUHL


DESIGN&HANDWERK 2024
during Internationale Handwerksmesse (IHM), Munich 
at the Special Show »TALENTE – Meister der Zukunft«
presented project:
STUHL

Designers Tower 2023
at the PASSAGEN, Cologne
presented projects:

THE UNEMPLOYED HEINZEN
STUHL

Salone Satellite 2022
»The Vignelli Dialogue« in Milan, Italy

presented project:
THE UNEMPLOYED HEINZEN

Bruni Glass Design Award 2019
SIMEI Milan Fair, Italy

presented project:
Kleen

RecyclingDesignpreis 2019 
Exhibition at museum Marta Herford 

presented project:
re.form

Parcours 2019
Graduate exhibition
University of Applied Sciences, Münster
presented project:
re.form



AUSZEICHNUNGEN / AWARDS

one&twenty 2024, winner
international design competition
by German Design Council
project:

STUHL


iF DESIGN STUDENT AWARD 2024, shortlist
project:
STUHL


Folkwangpreis 2022, nominee
presented projects:

THE UNEMPLOYED HEINZEN
bauzaun+
ten small things ten small stories

one&twenty 2022, shortlist

international design competition
by German Design Council
project: 

THE UNEMPLOYED HEINZEN

Bruni Glass Design Award 2019
2nd Winner Kategorie »gourmet«

project: 
Kleen

RecyclingDesignpreis 2019, nominee
at Marta Herford 

project:
re.form

Parcours 2019, nominee 
»best bachelor thesis«
project: 
re.form
MehrWert NRW Nachwuchspreis 2019, nominee
project: 
re.form

Vorträge / LECTURES

Zone052 (2019)
Students present remarkable projects
University of Applied Sciences, Münster
project:
BISKUIT