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KARE-HeadquarterCompany & Brand

Kare Design GmbH is a private company with international operations in the fields of furniture, lighting and furnishing accessories. As a franchisor, wholesaler, retailer, shop-in-shop operator, contract furnishing business and trendsetter in interior decoration the Munich-based company has registered uninterrupted growth since the time it was founded. Since 1981 the Kare brand symbolises furnishing ideas which are unique, non-conformist and authentic – never boring and always full of imagination and inspiration. Please find all information about the company, the mission and history here:

Peter-Schoenhofen-Juergen-Reiter-KARE-Gruender-und-Inhaber2Furnishing with the Wow effect – an interview with the KARE founders and owners

10. August 2016; The company KARE Design GmbH has reached an impressive milestone on its road of success: 100 franchise stores are open around the world today. Where do the roots of this development lie and how was the start-up idea born? A flashback to the year 1981 in Munich: Jürgen Reiter and Peter Schönhofen, both design fans and schoolmates, intended to pimp their jointed students apartment. They had a huge passion for beautiful design, a small budget and a smart idea. At that time design furniture was kind of elitist and really expensive and as a consequence Reiter and Schönhofen decided to reinvent furniture design. Their credo: furniture deserves great design at an attractive price garnished with a pinch of eccentricity. Check out the interview:

The KARE brand symbolizes furnishing ideas which are unique, non-conformist and authentic. Ever since 1981 the company has been surprising its fans worldwide with an incomparable and inexhaustible variety of new furniture, lighting and furnishing accessories, all expressing an intense passion for design.