photo shooting in historic district of former wool combing factory in bremen
photos: Alexander Fanslau
This fall the PRIVATE SPACE FURNITURE COLLECTION was extended by several new items. For two days the corporation for economic development in Bremen provided the protected brick buildings of the former wool combing factory for our photo shooting.
The BWK AG was founded in 1883 and soon became a world leading corporation for industrial wool combing with up to 4.000 employees impacting the development of the whole north of Bremen. The plant had its own port at the river Weser and grew constantly. Own branches in Australia and New Zeeland were established to secure raw material supply. At its peaks the wool of 20.0000 sheep were processed every day. Production was not shut down until the gates were finally closed in 2009 as a result of the global financial system crisis. It is hiostory now, but you can still see the traces of the past all over the production halls…
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