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Studio Manuel Raeder is an interdisciplinary design studio based in Berlin since 2003. Its activities include a wide range of formats, exploring the boundaries between exhibitions, ephemera, books, type design, editing and publishing to furniture design, as well as curatorial praxis.

Studio Manuel Raeder is concerned with the construction of narratives, both in the form of books, exhibition and communication design. Books can be used as carriers of information, or experimental devices to document or conceive narratives. In a similar manner, exhibition design can trigger different sensorial experiences, thus leading the visitor through a spatial narrative. The studio is interested in the meaning of books within space, the archive and also the future of libraries. How do different forms of organizing and categorizing define or alter history? Most of the furniture pieces, as well as several exhibition display systems, started as questions on how to deal with books and archives within space.

Studio Manuel Raeder has been engaged in designing, publishing and editing over 200 artist’s books in close collaboration with artists and has been responsible for the communication strategies and graphic identities of several cultural institutions and galleries including Kölnischer Kunstverein (2007 – 2011), Kunstverein München (2010 – 2015), Para Site Hong Kong (2012 – 2014), Artists Space New York (2009 – 2018), Galerie Neu Berlin (since 2005), Mendes Wood DM São Paulo/Brussels/New York (since 2014), kurimanzutto Mexico City (since 2016), as well as the fashion label BLESS (since 2004).

In 2011, Manuel Raeder founded the publishing house BOM DIA BOA TARDE BOA NOITE to distribute and publish artists who have a strong interest in exploring the format of the artist’s book. In doing so, the studio has developed longstanding collaborations with artists such as Daniel Steegmann Mangrané, Mariana Castillo Deball, Haegue Yang, Nora Schultz, Danh Vo, Heinz Peter Knes, Leonor Antunes, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Eran Schaerf, and Sergej Jensen, amongst others.

In collaboration with Elgarafi, the studio created a temporary, year-long shop in Berlin-Kreuzberg until April 2019. Apart from offering Elgarafi prints, books published by BOM DIA and Muebles Manuel furniture, the space also hosted regular events. Elgarafi BOM DIA was located at Solmsstraße 27, 10961 Berlin and from June 2019 until January 2022 it was located at Linienstraße 158, 10115 Berlin, Mitte.

Studio Manuel Raeder are Egle Petraskaite, Cecilia Murgia and Manuel Raeder. Current intern Illia Boyko.


Studio Manuel Raeder
Rosa-Luxemburg-Straße 17
10178 Berlin, Germany

Tel: +49 (0) 30 616 272 91
Instagram: @studiomanuelraeder

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Internships at Studio Manuel Raeder usually last for a period of 3 to 6 months. Please send your motivation letter and your portfolio (max. 6 MB) to Please note that we are only accepting applications from pre-graduate/Erasmus students with scholarship or funding, or recent graduates with Erasmus+ (Leonardo) grant. Due to the volume of applications, we are, unfortunately, not able to respond to every applicant. Thank you for your understanding.


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abc art berlin contemporary
Abraham Cruzvillegas
Artists Space New York
Barbara Wien Gallery
Bergen Kunsthall
CA2M Madrid
CAC Vilnius
Calvin Klein
CAPC Bordeaux
Cecilia Vicuña
Centre Pompidou
Christoph Keller
CRAC Alsace
DAAD Berlin
Danh Vo
Daniel Steegmann Mangrané
Documenta 11
Documenta 13
Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster
Edition Hansjörg Mayer
Eduardo Costa
Franz Erhard Walther
FF Foto Festival
Gabriel Sierra
Galerie Neu
Grosses Treffen
Gulbenikan Foundation
Goethe-Institut New York
Haegue Yang
Halle für Kunst Lüneburg
Hamburger Bahnhof
Harvard Press
Hatje Cantz
HEAD Genève
Heinz Peter Knes
Hélio Oiticica
Henning Bohl
Jeu De Paume
Jimmie Durham
Karl Holmqvist
Kunsthalle Basel
Kunsthalle Bern
Kunsthalle Münster
Kunsthalle Zürich
Kunstverein München
KW Berlin
Kölnischer Kunstverein
Leonor Antunes
Ludwig Forum Aachen
Maison Martin Margiela
MACBA Barcelona
Mariana Castillo Deball
Martha Hellion
Marres Maastricht
Matt Mullican
MD 72
Mendes Wood DM
Midway Contemporary Art
MMK Frankfurt
MoMA New York
MUMOK Vienna
M+ Hong Kong
Museo Tamayo
Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen
Nick Mauss
Nora Schultz
Olaf Holzapfel
Otobong Nkanga
Para Site Hong Kong
Paul Sietsema
Pavel Braila
Pork Salad Press
Power Station Dallas
Renaissance Society
Revolver Publishing
Rogério Duarte
Rosa Barba
Sergej Jensen
Sharjah Biennale
Spector Books
Statens Museum for Kunst
Stephen Willats
Stroom den Haag
Tatiana Bilbao Estudio
Tris Vonna-Michell
Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König
Werkleitz Biennale
Wexner Center for the Arts