Born 1951 in
Nettetal Kaldenkirchen Germany Nationality: Swedish, French Languages: German, English, French, Norwegian, Swedish
1970 - 1974
Studies of graphic design at Werkkunstschule Saarbrücken Grundlehre Prof. Oskar Holweck
Graphic Design Prof. Robert Sessler
Degree of Diplom Designer
Since 1977 I ran my own multidisciplinary design studio for communication design, industrial design, design consulting.
Clients amongst others were KRUPS, Moulinex, Masterfoods, Karlsberg Brauerei, juris, TIBHAR, the municipality of Saarbrücken, the government of the German federal state of Saarland …
Design and sustainability
Design for All / Inclusive Design
1975 - 1989
Member of the board of
Bund Deutscher Grafik Designer (BDG)
1991 - 1994
Chairman of the Bureau of
European Design Associations (BEDA)
1995 - 1997
Vice president of the International Council of
Designers Associations (ico-D)
Honorary Member of BDG German
Communication Designers Association
International experience as teacher, lecturer and speaker.
Awarded the title of professor in 2002
by the National Academy of the Arts in Bergen Norway.
Also taught as guest professor at the University of Lapland in Rovaniemi and as senior university lecturer at Midsweden University in Sundsvall
Metatrend theory, the dna of culture.
There is a logic behind the cultural development of the past which permits predictions about the development of the future.
You are welcome to follow my TED-x talk about this research.
Numerous articles in international design magazines
and contributions to book publications.
JOACHIM KOBUSS (ED),
MICHAEL B. HARDT;
Design Zukunft, denken und gestalten;
Birkhäuser Verlag Basel 2012
Living in an abandoned forst village in northern Sweden since 2009 I rediscovered my passion for painting. You are welcome to follow me on Instagram.
You are welcome to follow me on artworks.se. or youtube
youtu.be/oXZcy2HWy3c and youtu.be/4PUdGfDWhzU