Born in Berlin
on April 11th 1967

2013 Hatter for the Derby-Winner in Hamburg
2012 Hatter for the Christmas Ice-Revue Jim Knopf Series 1 – 4, Autostadt Wolfsburg

Costume cooperation with Christian Lacroix – Hats for “Show Me” Friedrichstadt-Palast Berlin

Labelpresentation Premium Fashion Fair – Berlin

Fashionshow with Andrea Schelling Couture in Berlin – Fashionweek

2011 Design collaboration with Dawid Tomaszewski, Fashion show SS 12 Berlin – Fashion week

Ascot-Day, Rennbahn-Hannover

Hatter for Hollywood film production ‘Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters’

2010 Contributing author in “Frauen Schön und Stark” [beautiful and bold women], Publisher:

Knesebeck Verlag

2009 Design collaboration with Guido Maria Kretschmer, Fashion show AW 09/10 Berlin -

Fashion week

Vogue anniversary issue, collaboration with Tomto-Korsetts Berlin

2008 Fashion show with Guido Maria Kretschmer during the New Face Award hat show at Berlin

fashion week, Savignyplatz, Berlin

Hatter for the Hollywood production ‘Inglourious Basterds’ with Brad Pitt, Diana

Kruger, Directed by Quentin Tarentino

2007 Hat exhibition at Brenner’s Parkhotel during the spring horse races in Baden-Baden

Presentation and jury member at Ascot-Day in Hannover

2006 Hat show and workshop at the MS Europe, Dubai – Cyprus

Fur fashion show together with Fechner Pelzdesign, Berlin

2005 Men’s hat collection for Toni Gard – Men fashion AW 06/07

Display at hat exhibition AVEC in London

Jury member and prize awarder at the Russian derby, Moscow

2004 Design of the Europe hat in honour of the Eurovision gala, Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin

Hat presentation at Antony Reynolds, NYC USA

Hat design for YOKO ONO, NYC USA

Hat event ‘Alle unter einem Hut’ [everyone under the same hat] for OMV, Vienna

2003 Hatter for international film production ‘Martin Luther’ with Joseph Fiennes,

Directed by Eric Till

Since 2003, biannual hat show linked to the horse races weeks in Baden Baden, Germany

2002 Hat exhibition at the Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna

Workshop‚ Design for Hats’, University of Fine Arts, NYC USA

2001 Hatter for films by producers Gebrüder Sass

Hat show in the Martin-Gropius-Bau during the exhibition of Christo & Jean Claude, Berlin

Hat show at Walk of Fashion, Berlin

2000 Opened store and workroom in Berlin Friedrichstraße 206, close to Checkpoint Charlie

Show‚ ‘Längster Laufsteg der Welt’ [world’s longest runway], Kurfürstendamm, Berlin

since 1998 Event production for art events hosted by professionals in German and Swiss companies

‘Osiris’ GDI Zürich

‘Sehen mit dem blinden Fleck’ Körber European Science Prize, Hamburg

‘Seven Ways to Paradise’, Marketing event Reemtsma Gda?sk

‘Jagdzauber’ Incentive for colleagues, EnbW Germany and Austria

‘Snake Charming’, Management training Otto International, Guggenheim NYC

since 1993 Hatter for stage productions by:

Maxim Gorki Theatre Berlin

Volksbühne Berlin

Schaubühne Lehniner Platz

Berliner Kammerspiele

Tanztheater Kresznik

Komische Oper Berlin

Celebrities donning Zussa’s hats:
YOKO ONO, Princess Stefanie von Baden Baden, Gianna Nannini, Sir Peter Ustinov, Jürgen Vogel, Edda Darboven, Iris Berben, Cornelia Schleime, Christine Kaufmann, Mariella Ahrens Gräfin von Faber – Castell, Stephanie Gräfin Bruges von Pfuel, Frauke Ludowig