In order to put theoretical knowledge into practice, the textile design students from the panel curtains and pleated blinds, and from the company RolloExpress , an online shop for sun protection products on the window.
First steps into the world of work
Already in March, the students were given the opportunity to visit the rooms of RolloExpress and the production facilities of Sensuna GmbH. Together with their professors Annerose Schulze and Jörg Steinbach, they were able to get an idea of the manufacture of the sun protection products and the technical processes from the provision of the materials and components, their inclusion in the shop, order processing and customization. The RolloExpress CEO, Michael Knauth, guided the students through the halls, explaining the operations and answering all the questions. Mr. Knauth finds groundbreaking cooperation between universities and companies and has accompanied them for years. He stressed that it was important to give young people first steps into the world of work and to support them.
The project “A blind is rarely alone”
Now the students have finished the 6th semester and presented the designs under the heading “A blind rarely comes alone”. It is planned to include the designs in the company assortment. In this way, customers will in future have the opportunity to order a window decoration with a design designed by a student. Which motive then the customer may decorate the window, the students decide for themselves, because to find the balance between economic aspects and an artistic point of view, what customers like and what is desired, is the focus of this project. RolloExpress sees this as an opportunity to widen the already existing assortment of Until then, Michael Knauth was allowed to examine the first projects. He visited the students in Schneeberg and was convinced of their wealth of ideas and their special flair for fabrics, colors and patterns. Now it remains to be seen, which designs find special favor.
Roller blinds in combination with throw pillows
Until then, Michael Knauth was allowed to examine the first projects. He visited the students in Schneeberg and was convinced of their wealth of ideas and their special flair for fabrics, colors and patterns. Now it remains to be seen, which designs find special favor.