We call good design by its name.
When it comes to bed design, RUF sets the tone. Our designers succeed time and again in setting new standards with their creative ideas. They are internationally renowned and have received numerous design awards, while also being held in esteem by the professional world without question. To find out more about the individual designers, please click on their pictures. Betten
Doser + ZimprichRUF|Betten
Kommer + KorsRUF|Betten
Panreck + KleinRUF|Betten
Prof. Stefan HeiligerRUF|Betten
Silja + Norbert BeckRUF|Betten
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Mrs. Reuter studied design and architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg and at the University of Stuttgart. Among others her designs have been awarded with the Red Dot Design Award and the German Design Award.
Philipp Drexler studied product design at the University of Design in Karlsruhe. After eight years of product development and project management in the contract furniture industry, he is responsible for trends, shapes, colors and materials of all RUF products. At the same time, he manages the planning and design of the BettenRUF presentation for national and international furniture stores and trade fair appearances. Since June 2022 Philipp Drexler takes over the management of design and trade fairs at BettenRUF. Betten
Doser + Zimprich
Yvonne Zimprich and Wolf Doser are fully dedicated to furniture design. Their objective: to reduce the product to function and emotion – while taking account of economic feasibility.
Furniture design and interior architecture are the passion of the two Hamburg designers Birgit Hoffmann and Christoph Kahleyss. As a team, the degree-educated industrial designers have had opportunity to prove their skills for numerous companies in the furniture industry on an international level.
A professor for design in Paris, she has won several awards, including the Leonardo da Vinci Price in Design. She contributed her global artistic experience in projects for clients such as Mazda/Philips or de Sede.
Kai Stania works as a designer and architect in the furniture industry while also successfully creating fashion accessories. The international career of the Vienna creative is marked by numerous awards, such as the Red Dot Award, IF, Good Design and White Star.
Kommer + Kors
The Dutch designer Ewalt Kommer demonstrates creative versatility in his projects. Together with his partner Jeroen Kors, he successfully works for RUF, as well as international clients, including companies such as Samsung and Rolf Benz. The two designers already received the coveted Red Dot Award for their innovative design and technologically innovative solutions. Betten
Until his well-earned retirement, Master Designer Matthias Rossow worked with us for almost 30 years – the final years as Chief Designer. His bed designs continue to be amongst our bestsellers. His greatest successes include national and international awards, such as the IF Product Design Award Hannover, HiF Haus Industrieform Essen and Lion d’or Lyon.
Panreck + Klein
The designer duo Panreck + Klein has deliberately taken a different path with its designs for almost 20 years – from classical furniture to everyday items. Always with the aspiration to achieve a timeless and exacting design.
Mr. Bosetti studied at the FHNW Academy of Art and Design in Basel at the Masterstudio Design. Since 2015 he has been working as a freelance designer in Munich. His works are characterized by emotion, functionality and formal stringency.
Prof. Stefan Heiliger
Prof. Heiliger has been renowned for his innovative design ideas for almost 25 years. He has already won numerous international awards, such as the International DuPont Award or the Good Design Award Chicago.
Product and object design are her forte – here Sylvia Himmel has already made a name for herself beyond Germany. From 2012 to 2022, she was the chief designer of RUF, where she created numerous new trends. She was also responsible for the BettenRUF exhibition and trade fair design and advised the BettenRUF furniture stores on their floor space planning. Betten
Numerous designs of the degree-educated furniture designer and interior architect have won international design awards. His customer base includes renowned manufacturers, such as de Sede, dieCollection, Tonon or WK Wohnen.
The designer duo Silja and Norbert Beck has been enjoying international success for 25 years. Their motivation is to create creative designs that stand the test of time and products that are extremely sustainable.
During design processes, This Weber attaches a great deal of importance to making things seem simple. Every product and every space developed by the qualified jewellery and industrial designer should speak a design language that is timeless and has a positive influence on the user’s quality of life. Since 2010, This Weber has been designing and developing furniture in his own studio in Zurich for internationally renowned manufacturers such as Fiam Italia, Interlübke, Wettstein AG Schweiz and Rolf Benz. The latest additions to his portfolio are projects for RUF. Betten
Born in 1987 in Offenbach am Mail, she studied product design at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Offenbach. After several internships and finally the diploma in collaboration with Thonet, she now works in the office of Prof. Stefan Heiliger since 2013.
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Our design team consists of experienced, creative minds from RUF in Rastatt. Regardless of whether it is direct customer requests conveyed by customer service and sales, technical novelties from product development, innovative implementation possibilities from manufacturing or formative design trends: essential factors from the different areas flow together here. Our design team thus combines the concentrated know-how of BettenRUF. Betten