design...connections was established in 1988 in conjunction with anthologie quartett to serve as the core office for art direction, exposition design and public relations in 1989 its activities were broadened by adding design management and design research and by including companies and institutions such as bestform, comité colbert along with baccarat, guy laroche, hermès, champagne krug, la chemise lacoste, lancôme nina ricci, puiforcat, remy martion cristalleries, de saint-louis, s.t. dupont, driade, expo 2000, harting, kpm, eva maria melchers, messe frankfurt, tapetenfabrik rasch, rosenthal a.o. 1993, design...connections frankfurt was set up as an independent partner office serving as the hotbed of d...c unternehmensberatung and designnet ag at later stage n in 1996, design...connections italia was founded