* 05.05.1922 in Minden, Germany, † 10.01.2014
Studies of Electrical Engineering and Physics, as research activities
at the technical wind energy sector; sculptor in wood and designer in metal. In many jears of
artistic activities a lot of objects, toys, and artworks came to existance.
National and international exhibitions belonged to his life; purchases by museums and
gouvernments pay homage to him.
Sense of his activities are entities, which mostly live by motion, give pleasure, and are easy
Wooden and metal toys - puzzles - kinetic objects and jewellery from stainless steel
Art in public areas, research in wind energy, construction and building of pottery wheels
Award "Spiel gut" (Germany) / Award "Toy of the year" (Japan) / National and international exhibitions /
Awarded designs at contests / purchases by museums and gouvernments
Serial production and distribution of kinetic objects, toys and jewellery were driven by his son Conrad Valett
from 1997 to 2012 using the label valett-design.
In 2013 Conrad's brother Klaus Valett absorbed valett-design.
Jochen Valett kept busy with design of objects, as shown on this website *). His son Klaus Valett
came there to his aid, and since 2013 Klaus is practising valett-art stand-alone.
*) Exceptions: objects in the mainpage lower groups Drive Technolgy and Miscellaneous