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Red Dot product design award Juror and Red Dot network Ambassador
Specialized in Product Design, Furniture and Interiors, Design Management and Materials Innovation. Initiator of materials.cologne-Die Konferenz für Design und Innovation: the annual conference for designers, interior designers and architects.
Multiple Red Dot Product Design Award, Good Design Chicago Atehnaeum-Design Award and Janus de l’Industrie winner. Formerly Design Manager at Décathlon (1995 – 1996) and Electrolux (1997 – 2006), and General Manager of Material ConneXion Cologne (2006 – 2008).
Professor for Design Management at Technical University of Ostwestfalia, in Lemgo / Germany. Focus: Furniture and Interior Design (2012 – 2015).
Red Dot Product Design Award juror 2014 – 2016, 2019. Recently appointed Red Dot Ambassador of the Red Dot Network.
Jury work also comprises: interzum award: intelligent material & design (2013, 2019), Stahlinnovationspreis/ Steel Innovation Award (2018), Service-Innovationspreis des BHB / Service Innovation Award of the German Association of DIY industry and retail stores (2018), Ametist Designwettbewerb ARTLIGA/Furniture Design Award, Russia (2014), Hitguide interzum (2012), Czech Design Award (2007).
Selected clients: Audi, BMW, Bosch Home Appliances, Decorex Johannesburg (South Africa), Carl-Duisberg-Centren (e.g. for CITIC Group), Conal GmbH, ERCO, Deutsche Telekom, Dyson, Farrow & Ball, Festo, Hülsta, Koelnmesse, Modal-Concept, Metro Group, Muuto’ GmbH, Nolte Kuechen, Poggenpohl, Philips, Rauch Moebelwerke, Siemens, Thyssen-Krupp, Zumtobel.