von GROTE Ausstellungsgestaltung und Design / Gesa von Grote /

Gesa von Grote

Gesa von Grote is an architect and scenographer. After completing her studies in Architecture at the RWTH Aachen University, the École d’architecture de Paris-La Défense and Berlin’s University of the Arts, she worked for many years as a freelance interior designer. From 2010 she managed a renowned Berlin office for exhibition design, museum planning and interior design concepts together with exhibition maker Stefan Iglhaut. Since 2020, Gesa von Grote has continued to manage the office alone under the name von GROTE GmbH.



von GROTE Ausstellungsgestaltung und Design / Carol Kofler / Architecture and scenography
Architecture and scenography

Carol Kofler

Dipl.-Ing. Carol Kofler studied Architecture at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, and LTH Lund, Sweden. From 2013 on she worked as an architect in several offices in the field of exhibition, renovation and interior design. Simultaneously she worked as a scientific assistant and lecturer at the University of Innsbruck, Institute for spatial design (studio2) with focus design theory. Since August 2018 she works for von GROTE as an exhibition designer.

von GROTE Ausstellungsgestaltung und Design / Anis Looalian / Graphics and concept
Graphics and concept

Anis Looalian

Anis Looalian studied Industrial Design (Diploma) at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt and has completed a semester abroad at the Art Academy of Latvia in the department of Functional Design (BA).
She has started her work as a student assistant for exhibition and graphic design at von GROTE in April 2019.

von GROTE Ausstellungsgestaltung und Design / Lotta Teufel / Architecture and scenography
Architecture and scenography

Lotta Teufel

Lotta Teufel studied interior design at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences and completed a semester of architecture at the University of Lisbon. Since 2019 she has been working as a freelancer on changing projects in exhibition design and film projects in the field of scenography.
Since January 2021 she works for von GROTE.

Extended team


Architecture and scenography

Thomas Doetsch

Thomas Doetsch studied architecture in Munich and Berlin and is a member of the Berlin Chamber of Architects. After several years of work experience as an architect, he specialized in exhibition planning for museums. In addition to freelance work in exhibition offices, from 2008 he also worked independently as an architect for museums and other cultural institutions. He has many years of experience in the field of exhibition design. He has been working as a freelancer for von GROTE since 2018.

Media Planning

Thomas Buck

Thomas Buck is a qualified engineer specialising in media technology. He focuses on the creative use of media and presentation technology in the field of museums and exhibitions, concentrating on interactive exhibits and information systems. He has been involved in all the office’s exhibition projects since 2003.

IT Infrastructure

Matthias Meier

Matthias Meier, together with his colleague Thomas Weisheit, supervises all matters of IT infrastructure, and is responsible for the administration of networks, servers and databases.


Lindsay Jane Munro

Lindsay Jane Munro lives in Berlin and works as a translator / interpreter and language teacher for English. We have created many projects together with her at von GROTE throughout the years, including the translation of this website.

Multimedia Development and Video Editing

Markus Uhl

Markus Uhl studied Social and Business Communication at the University of Arts in Berlin as well as photography at the University of Toronto. At von GROTE he is as a freelancer responsible for the creation and editing of moving and still images.

Architecture and scenography

Caroline Wegener

Caroline Wegener studied Architecture (Diploma) at the Bartlett School of Architecture, London and then gained an MA of Arts in Animated Film at the Royal College of Art, London. She works and has worked for various offices in the area of exhibition design and brand architecture. She has been working as a freelancer for von GROTE since 2011.