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Spectacular holistic solutions by DITTEL | ARCHITEKTEN

Architecture meets interior design From private houses to offices, from hotels to cafes: The interdisciplinary architecture and design studio Dittel Architekten are passionate about designing eyecatching buildings and breathtaking inside decorations. TEXT: ISABEL WAGNER | PHOTOS: MARTIN BAITINGER

Dittel Architekten was founded in Stuttgart in 2005. Today it operates from two offices (one in Stuttgart, one in Berlin) and employs 25 people: predominantly architects, interior designers and communication designers. Dittel Architekten cover a variety of areas such as office spaces, hotels, restaurants, furniture, shops and bars, private houses and trade fairs. Combining architecture, interior design and communication design allows the architects to ensure high-end quality products across a wide creative spectrum. Pivotal to their success is the creation of distinct, recognisable and exclusive looks which are 100% in line with the brand of

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their clients. Always in close contact they accompany clients in the design process from the first outline to the finished result. At the heart of their philosophy lies a passion for space, accuracy and originality. Answering my question about the secret behind their enterprise, Managing Director Frank Dittel explains:“We are no conventional architecture firm in that we also offer communication design, alongside architecture and interior design.This makes it interesting for our clients not only to seek advice relating to aspects of the architecture alone, but also in terms of a holistic corpo-

rate design. This is how we manage to define and differentiate brands in keeping with our client’s wishes.” Central to their