About Porsche Design:
Porsche Design was founded in Stuttgart, Germany in 1972 by Professor Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, grandson of the Porsche founder and designer of the Porsche 911. The company was moved to Zell am See, Austria, in 1974. Prior to establishment of the brand, Porsche Selection brand existed and manufactured accessories for sports cars by Porsche. Luggage series, purses, T-shirts, calendars, model cars, and buttons – even tie pins and cufflinks – specially designed and developed were being offered in the “Porsche Boutique” from the 1950s. Fans of this house were able to purchase some of these items in Porsche Centers all over the world and at such events as the Carrera Cup.
The company became well-known in cars industry, particularly for sports car. The offer for men was increased in the upcoming years s various top quality accessories were added – including watches, eyeglasses and writing utensils, which were created and marketed under the “Porsche Design” brand. The company also developed products for internationally known clients. Such products were for example industrial products, household appliances, and consumer goods – even streetcars for the city of Vienna.