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For over 20 years now Barbara Schmidt is successfully active for the jewellery sector as design-manager and design-consultant. Since then she is internationally freelancing in conceptualisation, management and training. She rounded up her practical competence with her postgrade studies of Designmanagement MA in Birmingham University of Central England and achieved a distinction.

In the area of her core competence: jewellery design and design-management Barbara Schmidt offers consulting, workshops, trainings and lectures both in German and English language.

Since 2005 she heads the Academy for Design belonging to the Department of Crafts of Upper Bavaria and Munich, an interdisciplinary design course over one or two years for educated crafts people. www.hwk-muenchen.de/akademie

A small team of specialized freelancers supports her in her interdisciplinary projects. Barbara Schmidt lives and works in Munich.