Studio Manuel Raeder is an interdisciplinary design studio based in Berlin and Mexico City, founded by Manuel Raeder in 2003.
Studio Manuel Raeder currently consists of Migle Kazlauskaite, Sylvia Lee, Manuel Raeder, Kinnat Sóley and studio manager Annette Schryen.
The works have a wide range of formats exploring the boundaries between exhibitions, ephemera, books, type design, editing, publishing, to furniture design, approaching them as carriers of information, or experimental devices to document or conceit narratives. The studio has developed long standing collaborations with artists such as BLESS, Eran Schaerf, Mariana Castillo Deball, Haegue Yang, Nora Schultz, Leonor Antunes, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Danh Vo and Sergej Jensen. It has been responsible for the communication strategies and graphic identities of several cultural institutions including Kölnischer Kunstverein (2007 – 2011), Para Site, Hong Kong (2013 – 2014); k.m, Kunstverein Munich (2010 – 2015); and Artists Space, New York (since 2009). In 2011, Raeder founded the publishing house BOM DIA BOA TARDE BOA NOITE together with Manuel Goller (M. Goller left the publishing house in 2014) since then it’s run by Studio Manuel Raeder. www.bomdiabooks.de
Studio Manuel Raeder has been responsible for the sustainable architecture for the abc art fair in Berlin in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
In 2013 was an exhibition on view at the Portikus, Frankfurt with the title Rogério Duarte, Marginalia 1 for which Studio Manuel Raeder developed the exhibition display as well as documented and trasnlated many unknown works and documents by the Brazilian Tropicalist Rogério Duarte, the exhibition will travel to Rio de Janeiro in 2015.
In 2014 the exhibition Studio Manuel Raeder La Letra E Está Por Doquier / The Letter E Is Everywhere, has been on display at Centro Diseño in Oaxaca, Mexico and Archivo in Mexico City, Kunstverein München and Galerie Neu, Berlin.
Manuel Raeder has held workshops at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, Paris; University of Toulouse le Mirail; Centro de diseño, Mexico City; Design to Context, Institut für Designforschung Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst, Zürich; Hochschule für bildende Künste, Hamburg; Bauhaus Univesität, Weimar; Capacete Summer University, São Paulo; Capacete Summer University, Rio de Janeiro; Toxico Cultura, Mexico City; Para Site, Hong Kong; Ambassadors of Design, Hong Kong; in 2014 he was a lecturer for Exhibition Design and Scenography at Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe, and at Centro de las Artes de San Agustín, Oaxaca.