Friederike von Wedel-Parlow
The Berlin-born designer Friederike von Wedel-Parlow founded the „Beneficial Design Institute” in autumn 2016. The Institute focusses on quality, beauty, and innovation for a positive cultural change in our world, with a positive effect for people, environment, and business. As a professor for “Sustainable Design Strategies”, she built and lead the Master’s program “Sustainability in Fashion” at Esmod Berlin University of Arts. She has entrepreneurial and educational experience owning her own fashion brand as well as assisting professor for Vivienne Westwood at the University of the Arts Berlin. Friederike is a mentor of the „Swiss Cultural Entrepreneurship“ and jury member for “Bundespreis Ecodesign” for the German Federal Environment Ministry.