ABOUT

Born in Munich
Born in Munich
Doris Anne Maria Bölck was born in the south of Germany. She currently lives and works in Munich.
Visual Merchandising | Fashion
Visual Merchandising | Fashion
In 1990 she started a professional training in Visual Merchandising at Hirmer Fashionhouse Munich, working there for five years. First interest in materials, attending advanced material training (e.g. textile, leather and production methods).
Technical college for art & design FOS München
Technical college for art & design FOS München
She went to art school (FOS Gestaltung) in Munich for two years, graduating in 1997.
Sevilla – Flamenco & Art
Sevilla – Flamenco & Art
Move to Andalucía for several month to deepen her studies of flamenco dance and art history.
Industrial Design at University of applied sciences
Industrial Design at University of applied sciences
In 1998 Doris started to study Industrial Design at Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd, one of the most prestigious institutions for design in Germany.
Exchange Semester in Caracas | Venezuela
Exchange Semester in Caracas | Venezuela
Exchange semester at Instituto de Technología Antonio José Sucre, six months attending various courses of design and art. Final presentation for the bachelor's degree, in Spanish.
Graduation | Diploma
Graduation | Diploma

Graduation in Industrial Design with Diploma at HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd 2002.

Sportsgear Design for Indigo & Bogner Ski | Various Design Projects in Munich & Vienna
Sportsgear Design for Indigo & Bogner Ski | Various Design Projects in Munich & Vienna

From 2003 to 2006 Doris worked in the winter seasons as a product designer for the sports brands Indigo and Bogner Ski. During summers as a Freelancer for different design studios in Munich and Vienna.

 

Living & Working in London
Living & Working in London
Move to London and staying for ten years, working for different design studios and international companies, including Native Design, Sabotage, Motorola, Nissan, Vertu, etc.Second home.
Motorola Colour | Material | Finish & Trend Forecast
Motorola Colour | Material | Finish & Trend Forecast
Getting more and more interested in the universe of Materials, Finishes and Colours, Doris started to specialise in this area and joined the Motorola CMF team in 2008, working between London and Chicago HQ.
Art | Colour | Material Workshops
Art | Colour | Material Workshops

Over the years Doris has attended various design & art workshops, such as:

Vitra Design Workshop with Humberto & Fernando Campana Creating Lighting Objects from recycled and natural materials  Colour Trend Workshop with NCS in Stockholm Shibori Workshop, traditional Japanese finishing techniques on textile Ceramic Design Workshop in Madrid

 

Nissan Design Europe
Nissan Design Europe

In 2012 Doris started working as a Colour | Material | Finish Specialist for Nissan Design Europe, creating CMF designs for both brands, Nissan and Infiniti.

 

Brazil Cultural Exchange & language course
Brazil Cultural Exchange & language course

March & April 2013 extended stay in Brazil, taking an intensive Portuguese language course, visiting exhibitions & events and catching up with fellow designers. Salvador de Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo.

 

Vertu | Head of Colours & Materials
Vertu | Head of Colours & Materials

Starting to work for Vertu in 2013, first as CMF Senior Designer, shortly after as Head of Colours & Materials and being responsible for the CMF of the global product range, creating limited editions and bespoke, crafted products with exquisite materials.

 

Jewellery Design
Jewellery Design

She also designs jewellery made from unconventional materials and innovative production techniques. Ongoing projects for private clients.

 

Foundation of DorisB Design Studio
Foundation of DorisB Design Studio

In 2016 DorisB Design was founded. Since then Doris has been working on CMF and Product Design projects for diverse international clients.