Moving on from Märraum

A story 'märchen' with a bad end

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January, 2019

Moving on from Märraum

It is more than a year ago that I had to leave märraum, the company I founded  2 years before my ex business partner joined. The relationship to my ex-business "partner" and his wife changed, broke down as well as the ideas of what märraum is. My influence to märraum includes the design and supervision to the majority of projects (as at 2018), the branding, identity, many interior design ideas (plants in the light well, ambient light in conference room) and management of märraum. Well it says it all that they don't mention me at all (is it greed?).

Well I don't forgive them for being so cruel and perfidious together with the help of Mike Hutchinson (director and accountant from Peloton Accountants) to push me out of the business, at my/our most vulnerable time, our baby girl Mireya was born. They are all egoistic people with no integrity!

Märraum was founded with the help of Myra and Brinley Morris in the Attic of No2 Stratton Place in Falmouth. I invested so many hours of my time, my professional and personal life experience to found märraum, to design and to deliver projects, which the new owners of märaum still use to advertise, without being involved (Jubilee Warehouse). I am proud and passionate of what I have achieved with märraum and I met wonderful clients and employees.

I have started a new company called Hormann Architects in the heart of Falmouth. This name Hormann Architects is not such a clever name invention as the German word "märraum", with its deep meaning. However, this new company has my beliefs, values of architecture and the German Umlaut, which started märraum, deep in its core. I belief architecture is the story of spaces and to create spaces, which tell stories and which are a stage for more stories. And stories is a metaphor for all forms of human interactions.

It seems something is right as the response from friends, community, old customers and new clients is encouraging.

Dipl.-Ing. Michael Hormann