Corinna Kretschmar-Joehnk is the author of numerous design reference books, a university lecturer and co-managing director of JOI-Design – a leading European hospitality interior architecture and design studio which has recently launched a product design division, Products by JOI-Design. Alongside business partner and husband Peter Joehnk, who founded the Hamburg-based practice in 1984, JOI-Design brings to life luxurious hospitality destinations around the globe. The team shapes award-winning atmospheres for the world’s top brands as well as independent boutique properties.
Over the years and under Corinna’s guidance, JOI-Design has been honored with a number of international awards. Their design of Hotel Kompetenz Zentrum near Munich yielded a prestigious Gold Key Award, whilst other recent projects have received accolades from German Design Award 2017, Hotel Property of the Year 2016 and London Design Awards 2016.