persons



günter bauer




creative director m.sc.



Günter Bauer (Mödling Austria, 1971) is founder of FINISHING DUTCH RETAIL DESIGN. In 1998 he graduated at Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. After working as an Industrial Design Engineer from 1998 till 2001 at Albert Heijn, where he developed innovative check-out systems, he established the office of FINISHING DUTCH RETAIL DESIGN in 2001. From 2001 till 2007 FINISHING DUTCH RETAIL DESIGN developed a variety of designs such as Albert Heijn - ToGo checkouts, Albert Heijn - Zelfscanning, Philips - Beauty Display, M&S - checkouts, Checkpoint - Trolley deactivator, Etos - Counter Checkout and MARS - presentation and transportation carrier.

 

From 2006 till 2010 he joined the team of Jos the Vries The Retail Company.  In his function as Creative Director he developed several category- and shopdesigns such as Zoo&CO - Petstore (Germany); Frankonia - Store for Hunting Equipment (Germany); Siwa - Convenience Store (Finland), Eurogast - C&C (Austria), Collishop - Showroom (Belgium); Bellandris - Garden Centre (Germany); Kelfort - Shop-n-Shop (Netherlands); Welke - Petstore (Germany); Aldipress, Magazine presentation (Netherlands), Burda - Magazine display (Germany); Coca Cola - Carrefour Category Design (Spain), Kozmo - Drugstore (Kroatie).

 

In order to share his knowledge and experience with the future generation designers, Günter Bauer is also a part-time tutor at Delft University of Technology in industrial design engineering and retail design (1999-present).



Additional Activities

Since 2010

Member of the Jury "Süsser Stern"; Award for ‘The best Confectionary-department Germany’, SG Network

Sept 2014

Lecture at EHI Retail Design Conference, 'Der Grissemann, a remarkable story'

Sept 2014

Lecture at the Kind&Jugend fair in Cologne; 'Pimp my Shop NOW'

Jul 2010

Author “Move people to buy more”, Displays build brands in-store, Deutscher Fachverlag,
isbn: 978-3-86641-216-3

Nov 2007

Lecture at EHI Marketingforum Köln ‘New Value Concepts, The art of seducing’

Nov 2007

Lecture at Handelsforum Wiesbaden ‘Brandcommunication in Retail’

persons



gertrud topper




architect m.sc.



 

Gertrud Topper (Leeuwarden, 1971) works as an architect and consultant at FINISHING DUTCH RETAIL DESIGN. In 1998 she graduated cum laude at Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture. After working from 1998 till 2000 as a project manager at Octatube Engineering where she developed design and build constructions, she worked for 9 years as an architect at BRTArchitecten in Alkmaar. In this period she designed several public and private buildings. In 2009 she started her own practice as an independent architect. From 1999 up until now she worked several times as a part-time tutor at Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Architecture.

gunter bauer

günter bauer

creative director m.sc.







gertrud topper

architect m.sc.