First-class automotive photography meets fine stationery instruments at Stuttgart Airport. World renowned automotive photographer René Staud and the German FineArt paper manufacturer Hahnemühle have launched an exciting cross-marketing project in a pop-up gallery designed to enthrall visitors through Stuttgart, Germany’s automotive capital.
The newly installed “Car Art Gallery” features Staud’s legendary large-format photographs of automotive treasures printed on the finest Hahnemühle Digital FineArt paper in an eye-catching display. Staud‘s highly accomplished photography of Porsche and Mercedes-Benz classics sits beautifully alongside Hahnemühle writing instruments and notebooks and share a passion and enthusiasm for the finest German craftsmanship.
“In this gallery space, German characteristics of high class manufacture, attention to detail and creative flair are in abundance. From the ingenious photography of classic cars created by René printed on the finest archival paper alongside the finest writing accessories, all with German heritage. This collaboration highlights the significance of Stuttgart as Germany’s autumotive capital over the past 100+ years. The sights and emotions for arriving or departing passengers or visitors to Stuttgart Airport will certainly be stirred,” promises Jan Wölfle, CEO Hahnemühle, of the cooperation.
René Staud’s photographs are not simply a retrospective of 50 years of German automotive history, they have become milestones of automotive photography and icons for collectors worldwide. Hahnemühle produces the most valuable archival inkjet papers for René Staud’s limited edition prints. Hahnemühle has over 400 years of expertise in crafting specialist fine art papers with a legion of famous artists such as Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí. René Staud’s reputation complements these prestigous artists perfectly.
The new CAR ART GALLERY can be found on the departures level in Terminal 2 opposite the VIP priority security check at Stuttgart Airport. René Staud’s limited edition prints, Hahnemühle notebooks and writing instruments can be purchased at the gallery, or they can be delivered to departing guests on request.
About René Staud
Ever since Porsche presented one of the most fascinating sports cars in 1972 with the 911 Coupé F model “Ölklappe”, René Staud has been at the shutter release to photograph every new model from Zuffenhausen but also the great milestones of Mercedes-Benz in order to communicate the beauty of Stuttgart made cars all over the world. More about René Staud at www.renestaud.com and about the books at www.renestaudgallery.com.
Founded in 1584, Hahnemühle is the oldest German manufacturer of artists’ paper and an award-winning “Brand of the Century”. Hahnemühle creates inspiring products made with perfection and tradition for paper enthusiasts. In the product portfolio “Stationery by Hahnemühle”, premium notebooks with watermarked paper and exclusive writing instruments are available worldwide.
In addition, the brand Hahnemühle stands for the finest traditional artists’ papers and Digital FineArt papers for the world’s best photographers, museums and galleries. Hahnemühle Life Science segment develops and markets special technical papers and applications for research and industry. Learn more about Hahnemühle at www.hahnemuehle.com