FEB 2017, project matrah at the Schoeneberger Zimmer, Berlin-Schoeneberg
The project matrah initiative by Daniel Heer is a practical response to the refugee crisis. Built around an exchange of ideas and traditions, skilled refugees are invited to co-manufacture mattresses in Heer’s studio. Some refugees have become permanent members of the team Heer.

NOV 2015, AM MA Andreas Murkudis Möbel und Architektur, Berlin
Daniel Heer discusses the intersection of design and trade in the 21st century, „Design trifft Handwerk im 21 Jahrhundert“, with Angelika Nollert of the design museum Die Neue Sammlung München and the designer Bodo Sperlein.


JAN 2014, Interview FluxFM Radio, Berlin
Interview featured on the Berlin-based radio station FluxFM about contemporary interpretations of a traditional trade.

DEC 2013, Talkshow Aeschbacher SRF – Swiss Radio and Television
Daniel Heer is a featured guest in Kurt Aeschbachers Talkshow „Wolke 7“.

OCT 2013, Designer Exchange Berlin Dubai, Goethe Institut Dubai
As chosen participant of the Designer Exchange Berlin Dubai, Daniel Heer lectures about his trade to attendees from both countries.

SEP 2013, Rat für Formgebung / German Design Council, Frankfurt
Daniel Heer gives a talk at this design conference on the concurrence of brand authenticity and point of sale: „Retail Design – Glaubwürdigkeit am Point of Sale“.


FEB 2013, Soho House, Berlin
Daniel Heer provides Soho House members an introduction to his trade.

MAY 2012, Matter, New York
Daniel Heer produces his first horsehair mattress in denim at the Matter showroom in conjunction with the New York Design Week ICFF.

MAY 2012, Workshop, Mameg, Los Angeles
Daniel Heer is invited as guest to Mameg in Beverly Hills by Sonia Eram. Customers  experienced the building of a classic horsehair mattress „live“ over a four day course.