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Sven Klomp
Scenographer and exhibition designer
Dipl.-Ing. Architecture FH

Artistic Director
Impuls-design GmbH & Co KG

Lecturer for scenography
HS Hannover and FH Erfurt

Regional director of the VerA – Association of Exhibition Designers in Germany
For Hamburg and north Germany

Facebook Scenography Group
Founder and admin

Short CV

Sven Klomp designs exhibitions and is Attentive for the ordinary. He is Dipl.-Ing. Architecture FH and artistic director at Impuls – Design. He works as a scenographer, lecturer and project manager. Among others, for more than five years he supervised and realized the „Klimahaus® Bremerhaven 8°Ost“ . He is the regional director of the VerA (Association of Exhibition Designers in Germany) in Hamburg and founder of the Facebook-scenography-group. The most important thing for him is always the engagement and participation of the audience.


Sven Klomp has been working in the field of scenography for more than 15 years. Already during his Architectural Studies at the University of Applied Sciences in Düsseldorf, he directed sound performances, among others, for the BDA – Federation of German Architects at the Gasometer Oberhausen and designed together with his wife Nina Nicolaisen exhibitions, for example in 1997 in the Ballhaus Düsseldorf Nur Fliegen ist schöner (Only Flying Is More Beautiful). 2001 he worked at the Schaubühne at Lehniner Platz Berlin. Here he made drawings during Sasha Waltz´s dance rehearsals producing a series of more than 300 drawings on the subject of “mass and movement”. In 2002, he expanded his formal language through the futuristic trade fair design at J.S.A. for Samsung. In 2003, Prof. Dr. Ludwig Fromm (Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design Kiel) and Sven Klomp designed for „Studio Babelsberg“ the Zeitspeicher Papenburg. In 2005, the Danfoss-company-museum was opened in Denmark, for which he worked as a freelance designer at Gewerk Design in Berlin.

From 2005 he worked on the Klimahaus Bremerhaven 8 ° Ost project (11,500 sqm / 26 Mio. €) for Kunstraum GfK for more than 5 years. The „Klimahaus“ tells a story about a journey around the world through the different climate zones. He first worked as a scenographer for the Klimahaus and then became the leading project manager. During this project he supervised and coordinated more than 50 companies.

For him, this project also meant traveling to Alaska, representing the mayor of Bremerhaven, presenting the project to the citizens of St. Lawrence Island and talking with them about climate change. In addition to this further research trips to Switzerland and he supervised the production process in Bratislava.

One of his current projects is called Attentive for the ordinary. Together with Prof. Uwe J. Reinhardt (head of the edi – Exhibition Design Institute, Peter Behrens School of Arts Düsseldorf), he was invited by the User Experience Roundtable Hamburg to give a lecture about „scenography“. But instead of presenting a paper they persuaded the appr. 40 participants to design an exhibition spontaneously. The group went on a journey of perception with an unknown destination. They collected, filmed and photographed. An exhibition was created within 3 hours. Through this project, Sven Klomp was invited by the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design Kiel to lead an interdisciplinary workshop week. Furthermore, he was invited at the VLOW! Festival Bregenz and presented a workshop for design strategies with this concept. This project has become a strong pillar for him. He works with it in the most varied areas of education, business and culture.

Through his many years of work as a scenographer and project manager, Sven Klomp knows how to inspire people and to lead interdisciplinary teams. Since 2014 he teaches as a lecturer for scenography, at the HS Hannover and at the FH Erfurt. He is the artistic director for scenography at Impuls – Design GmbH & Co KG and regional director of the Association of Exhibition Designers in Hamburg. The most important thing for him is always the engagement and participation of the audience.

Since 2006, he has been living in Hamburg with his wife and three children.


Since 2016 Impuls-Design GmbH & Co. KG, Artistic Director
Permanent exhibition „Johann Joachim Winckelmann“ Winckelmann-Museum, Stendal
Permanent exhibition „Sandstein-Museum“ Havixbeck
Conception „M.E.Z. Maritimes Erlebniszentrum“ Rostock
Permanent exhibition „Seebataillon“ Eckernförde
Permanent exhibition „Stadtmuseum“ Norderstedt
Exhibition „Energiewende Wendezeiten“ LVR Industriemuseum, Oberhausen
Exhibition „What a Family. Die Manns nach 1945“ Buddenbrookhaus, Lübeck
Exhibition „Rum, Schweiß und Tränen“ Flensburger Schifffahrtsmuseum
Permanent exhibition „Ein Meer für Kinder“ Ozeaneum, Stralsund

Seit 2013  Sven Klomp Scenography
Competition „Winckelmann-Museum“ Stendal
Exhibition “Bürger auf Abwegen. Thomas Mann und Theodor Storm” Schleswig-Holsteinischer Landtag, Kiel
Scenography documentary „Der City-Hof“
Exhibition “Bürger auf Abwegen. Thomas Mann und Theodor Storm”, Storm-Haus, Husum
Competition „Fremde Heimat. Die Manns, das Exil und die deutsche Kultur“ Buddenbrookhaus, Lübeck
Exhibition “Bürger auf Abwegen. Thomas Mann und Theodor Storm” Buddenbrookhaus, Lübeck
Catalog design “Bürger auf Abwegen. Thomas Mann und Theodor Storm” Buddenbrookhaus, Lübeck
Competition „Emanuel Geibel. Aufstieg und Fall eines Umstrittenen“ Buddenbrookhaus, Lübeck
Free conception „Some like it Hot“ dedicated to the theme Burn Outand Stress
Interior architecture „Apartment N“ together with Nina Nicolaisen
Interior architecture „SCIderm GmbH“ together with Nina Nicolaisen
Interior architecture „Apartment W“ together with Nina Nicolaisen
Interior architecture „Freie Naturschule im Stadtgut“ together with Nina Nicolaisen

2005 – 2012 Kunstraum GfK mbH . vivid exhibitions, scenographer & co-responsible project manager 
Permanent exhibition Klimahaus® Bremerhaven 8° Ost
Exhibition Train Of Ideas – Green Capital 2011
Exhibition Infopavillon Hamburg – Green Capital 2011
Exhibition Hamea „Mit Energie gewinnen“
Exhibition Golbeck Showroom
Competition UNH Umwelt- und Nachbarschaftshaus Kelsterbach 3rd place
Competition Train of Ideas – Green Capital 2011 1st place
Competition DFB Fussballmuseum 3rd place
Competition MS Wissenschaft „Energy“

2004 – 2005 gewerk design, scenographer
Permanent exhibition Danfoss Corporate Museum

2003 – 2004 Art Department Studio Babelsberg, scenographer & co-responsible project manager 
Permanent exhibition Zeitspeicher Papenburg
Interior architecture Foyer Art Department
Interior architecture directorship of the Erich Pommer Institute
Interior architecture Christmas installation fx.Center Babelsberg
Interior architecture directorship of the medienboard. Berlin-Brandenburg
Interior architecture medienboard. Berlin-Brandenburg

2002 – 2003 Atelier Jürgen Schmidt André, execution planner
Fair design Samsung IFA 2004
Fair design Samsung CeBit 2003

2001 – 2001 Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz, Guest Student for Stage Design
Stage design Sasha Waltz 17 – 25/4 Thomas Schenck
Stage design Choreographenwerkstatt u.a. mit Luc Dunberry


Since 2017
Lecturer for scenography, Faculty of Architecture and City Planning, University of Applied Sciences of Erfurt
Lecturer for scenography, Department of Event Management, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hannover

2014 – 2016
Lecturer for urban space productions and scenography, Department of Design, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hannover

Lectures/ Workshops

Guest lecture, MA. Szenografie und Kommunikation, FH Dortmund
Guest lecture, FB Architektur und Stadtplanung, FH Erfurt
F.O.C.U.S. „Aufmerksam @ Inklusion“, Brandenburg an der Havel
VerA @ DASA Szenografie Kolloquium 2017
FELLOWSHIP INTERNATIONALES MUSEUM – Kulturstiftung des Bundes, Frankfurt

Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft „Aufmerksam @ Demenz“
F.O.C.U.S. „Ausstellungen zwischen Technik und Inszenierung“ Brandenburg an der Havel
VerA FORUM Ausstellungsgestaltung »Zu gut für die Tonne«, Berlin 
Raum Schiff Erde
 – Kongress für Digitale Philosophie, Experience Design und Netzkultur
DASA Szenografie Kolloquium 2016, Museum und Stadt – Stadt und Museum

Stadtgefährten – Kulturstiftung des Bundes Wilhelm-Hack-Museum
World Usability Day Hamburg
Stadtgefährten – Kulturstiftung des Bundes »Fembohaus«, Nürnberg
Stadtgefährten – Kulturstiftung des Bundes Historisches Museum Hannover
Werkbund-Akademie 2015 „Architektur lehren. Architektur lernen.“ Schloss Gnadenthal, Kleve
F.O.C.U.S. „Menschen. Machen. Museum.“ Brandenburg an der Havel
Alfred Toepfer Akademie für Naturschutz Schneverdingen
Focus-Homoeopathie Hamburg
VerA FORUM Ausstellungsgestaltung »Kreatives – Einmaliges – Haarsträubendes«, Berlin
St. Martinus Gemeinde
Social Media Week Hamburg 2015
Exhibition Design Institute – Peter Behrens School of Arts Düsseldorf
Klasse Prof. Van Bo Le-Mentzel, HFBK Hamburg
Heilwig Gymnasium Hamburg

World Usability Day Hamburg 2014
VLOW! Kongress  Festspielhaus Bregenz
Querschnitt Kiel, Muthesius Kunsthochschule Kiel
VerA FORUM Ausstellungsgestaltung »Arbeitsfeld und Wirkungskreis«, Berlin
Interdisziplinäre Workshopwoche, Muthesius Kunsthochschule Kiel

User Experience Roundtable Hamburg

Online documentation

Teaching, University of applied sciences of Erfurt

Teaching, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hannover

Teaching, Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design Kiel

Social Media Week Hamburg
HFBK Hamburg
UX-Roundtable Hamburg
VLOW!14 Festivals


Werkbund Heft 17 „Architektur lehren. Architektur lernen.“
Deutscher Werkbund NW e.V., Dortmund

Tobias Herber, David Beyer, Publikation Muthesius Kunsthochschule

Klimahaus® Bremerhaven 8° Ost – New Exhibition Design 02
av edition Verlag, Stuttgart

Imagebook Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH


„M.E.Z. Maritimes Erlebniszentrum“ Rostock

„What a Family. Die Manns nach 1945“ Buddenbrookhaus, Lübeck,familiemann100.html

Stadtmuseum Norderstedt

Rum Schweiß und Tränen –  Flensburger Schifffahrtsmuseum

Aufmerksam für das Gewöhnliche – PLOT#11 – Brauchen Inszenierungen Raum?

“Bürger auf Abwegen. Thomas Mann und Theodor Storm” Theodor-Storm-Haus, Husum

“Bürger auf Abwegen. Thomas Mann und Theodor Storm” Buddenbrookhaus, Lübeck

Aufmerksam für das Gewöhnliche

“Szenografie – lieber nochmal speichern!” Interview mit Christoph Haffner, Dr. Michael Merkel

Klimahaus® Bremerhaven 8° Ost –  u.a. in Der Spiegel, F.A.Z., GEO, National Geographic
DB mobil Magazin


Since 2013 Founder and admin of the Facebook Scenography Group
Since 2014 Regional director of the VerA – Association of Exhibition Designers in Germany for Hamburg and north Germany
Since 2017 Member of Deutschen Museumsbund e.V.

Moderation VerA Regional Meetings

Gerrit Kuhn
Carl Philipp Nies
Andreas Dihm
Uwe J. Reinhardt
Reinhard Kahl

Dr. Babette Peters
Christoph Haffner
Intermediate Engineering
Matthias Müller-Prove
Marc Wirbeleit Facebook
Johannes Ryks eyefactive
Peter Lund Eachfilm

Annette Hasselmann, Impuls-Design Greenpeace-Zentrale
Kai Petersen, ERCO Leuchten GmbH
Alexa Seewald Hamburg Museum
Oliver Gies mgp ErlebnisRaumDesign GmbH


2000 – 2001 Bühnenbild_Szenischer Raum TU Berlin Inter alia at Prof. Peter Sykora
1993 – 2000 architectural studies PBSA – Peter Behrens School of Arts Düsseldorf Inter alia at Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Meisenheimer, Prof. Jochen Schuster
Tutor for Design at Prof. Wagner


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