we like IDEAS
Since 2003 a team of 10 product and media designers, programmers and nerds, visionaries and pragmatists have been unremittingly busy to reinvent the wheel at rutan. Here, every day good ideas are brought to live and application.
We can’t hold our fingers nor our heads still to draw up new designs, programs, products, even whole rooms, that make the world more beautiful – and more functional, funny, astounding, bigger, better, nicer…
rutan and natur(e).
rutan designs holistic solutions in graphics, IT applications, product design and architecture and develops innovative concepts for interactions and environments. Like in other models for corporate culture, natural procedures and processes are the force behind every complex organization system and each individual work operation that we face. The seed of a magnificent idea is the foundation for the growth of great collaborations that get down to the root of success. The German anagram of the name “rutan” is “Natur”, because great ideas are in our nature…
To be continued...
A sustainable consumer products
IDA is a 3D printed lamp shade from a 100% compostable PLA wood fiber blend.
10 years of success for rutan and pit green. That calls for a celebration!
We keep on growing...
... at that’s not only with our challenges. In late 2010 we acquire the advertising agency vividprojects – and everything moves to rutan.
We now train apprentices
With our change in location come changes in personnel.
In June 2009 we found Earlsteet: a free network of creative people developing cultural interim concepts for and inhabiting unused or temporarily vacant buildings and commercial spaces.
New Office, new opportunities
Then and now, full of love and full of ideas: Bleichstraße 8 in Darmstadt.
For our upcoming move, we need new furniture. So, we simply invent and produce our own tables for office and living room.
The first home of our own
The move to Pallaswiesenstraße 26 in 2005 opens new doors to space and ideas.
Our first year in business brings our first award: the Nike Play Award for innovation in sports gear.
pit green is born January 2004
Found – create – establish
It all starts in 2003: the 3 charming founding fathers Oliver Johannson, Axel Hildenbrand and Jörg Meister start rutan.
Our name is programme! So, please dont print this Web page, and do something good for the environment.