Jakob Kukula is a multidisciplinary creator, working in the fields of art, design and music.
Born and raised in Berlin, he is life-long influenced by the city’s thriving scenes. After finishing his product design studies at the Bauhaus University in Weimar, that included abroad experiences at the Pratt Institute, NY and working with Studio Drift in Amsterdam, he returned to Berlin where he worked two years with the Studio Olafur Eliasson and finished his MA Thesis at KHB Weißensee.
As Founder of SpreeBerlin and Symbiotic lab, he currently explores a Planet-Centric Design practice;
questioning the relationship between humans and nature, trying to find ways to reconnect and suggest ideas for a social and planetary transformation by combining art, design & science.
Awards, Press & Publications
→ Metamorphosis Publication, ENTKUNSTUNG X Symbiotic Lab
→ STARTS Prize, Finalist
→ New European Bauhaus, Finalist, 2022
→ GDG Design Kultur Award, 2021
→ Hochschulwettbewerb - Bioökonomie 2021
→ Transforming Cities
→ Circular Society Forum Berlin
Made of Rock
Designing Sustainable Interventions at Dutch Design Week 2017
→ Interview on Dutch Design Week 2017