That’s us, Uli and Tine, the founders. We met about 10 years ago at the German Aerospace Center with the ambition to create new and organic materials from nanoscale for high tech aerospace applications. We were scientists and managers, happy and proud to be part of a “knowledge society”.

With the years passing by, private lives changed, the voices of our hearts became louder and cautiously we started to break out, quitted jobs, met Balinese healers :), moved near the mountains and founded manaomea.

manaomea originates from the Hawaiian words »manao« – »spirit, mind« and »mea« – »substance, matter« – »from spirit to substance«.

Today, after five years of developing spirited substance, our manaomea material, together with its technology and product ideas – years in which we went on a crazy, extremely crazy, nerve-wracking, but also personally transforming and absolutely endearing start-up rollercoaster ride – we are now starting out with our first collection of furniture and messenger pens and the invitation to create your individual interior design from our material.

»The only real valuable thing is intuition.«

We are far too small a team. We absolutely love what we do, (almost) every day. For us, it’s the best job in the world, even if it sometimes makes us want to tear our hair out and run away screaming.

If you want to enrich our small team with your energy and your joy, if you feel it’s your calling – don’t hesitate to pick up the phone and call us.

We are very much looking forward to hearing from you!

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