*1994, Cologne, Germany

Clara is a designer, based in Cologne & Eindhoven, where she is currently doing her Masters at the Design Academy Eindhoven. She received her BA from the School of Design in Pforzheim, during which she lived and worked in New York. Her research- driven series of glass objects entitled ‘Waters’,  was awarded as the winner of the Future Objects & Materials category of one-year long research program Water Futures at A/D/O in Brooklyn.

She now continues to explore the materiality of glass as she creates sculptural glass collections for wall and body.





Education
MA Contextual Design, Deisgn Academy Eindhoven, since 2020
BA Industrial Design, School of Design Pforzheim, 
2014 - 2019

Experience
since 2020 1/4th of öest collective
2017 - 2018 @studiodror, New York

Awards
2019, Blooom Award by Warsteiner, Nominee
2019, Fellowship, Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2019, Design-Förderpreis des Landratsamtes Enzkreis, Nominee
2019, A/D/O Water Futures Design Challenge, Winner
2018, Blooom Award by Warsteiner, Nominee
2017, TISDC, Final Selection
2016, unique youngstar, Special Mention

Exhibitions
2019, Embracing Exchange, Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven
2019, Design in public space. Water, Cieszyn
2019, Design-Förderpreis Enzkreis, Pforzheim
2019, A/D/O Water Futures Exhibition, New York
2019, Amplifikation, Milan Design Week, Milan
2017, Designparkour, Passagen, Cologne
2016, unique youngstar, spoga+gafa, Cologne

Press
2019, Clara Schweers, Ein Portrait, JfK Journal
2019, Waters, Interior Design Mag
2019, Waters, Its Nice That
2019, Waters, A/D/O
2018, Waters, Core77
2018, Waters, Its Nice that
2018, Saitens, "What is Love?", Monopol Magazine
2017, Saitens, Harmonies Magazine
2017, Saitens, Architektur & Wohnen
2016, Saitens, Bob Magazine
2016, Saitens’ Chair By Clara Schweers, Ignant
2016, Saitens, designboom