Legal notice

Foundation Deutsches Design Museum
c/o German Design Council
Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 49
60327 Frankfurt am Main
Tel. +49 69 24 74 48 600
Email: info(at)

Registered office of the Foundation: Berlin

Authorised representatives:

Lutz Dietzold
Chairman of the Board

Julia Kostial

The German Design Museum Foundation is a foundation established under civil law.


Helga Sonntag-Kunst

Copyright notice:

Texts, images, graphics as well as layout in these pages are subject to worldwide copyright. Legal action under both civil and criminal law will be taken against the unauthorized use, reproduction or distribution of individual contents or entire pages.

Liability exclusion:

Content of the online offering

The Foundation Deutsches Design Museum (author) is responsible for the content of the online offering.  The author gives no guarantee that the information provided on our website is up-to-date, correct or complete.  Liability claims against the author which relate to damage/loss of a material or immaterial nature caused through the use or non-use of the information presented, or through the use of incorrect and incomplete information, are fundamentally excluded, insofar as there is no evidence of fault on the part of the author as a result of wilful intent or gross negligence.
All offers are subject to change and non-binding. The author expressly reserves the right to change, supplement, delete or to cease publication temporarily or permanently of parts of the pages or the entire offering without prior notice.

References and links

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The author hereby expressly declares that no illegal content was found on the linked pages at the time the links were created. The author has no influence whatsoever on the current or future design, contents and authorship of the linked / referenced pages.  For this reason, the author expressly dissociates himself from the contents of all linked / referenced pages which were changed after the links were first established. This statement applies to all links and references set up within the author’s own website as well as to external entries in the guest books, discussion forums, link directories and mailing lists created by the author and in all other forms of databases, the content of which allows for external write access. Liability for illegal, incorrect or incomplete contents and in particular for loss/damage resulting from the use or non-use of information provided in this way lies solely with the provider of the page to which reference was made and not the person who merely refers to the publication in question via links.

Copyright law and the law on trademarks and related signs

In all publications, the author strives to observe the copyrights of the images, graphics, audio and video clips and texts used, to use images, graphics, audio and video clips and texts created by himself or to resort to license-free graphics, audio and video clips and texts. 
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We have received the declarations of consent from the persons indicated. Should we nevertheless be in breach of your image rights and if you are not in agreement with the portrayal please immediately send us an email or telephone us. We will then remove the image without delay.

Donations account:

Deutsche Bank
IBAN: DE86 5007 0024 0011 5618 00