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Glen Oliver Löw

Glen Oliver Löw, Professor of product design

Glen Oliver Löw (*1959 in Leverkusen) initially studied Industrial Design at the Universität GH Wuppertal. After completing his degree, he completed a Master degree in 1986 at the Domus Academy in Milan. From 1987 to 2000, he collaborated with Antonio Citterio, acting as partner in his studio – Antonio Citterio & Partner – from 1990 onwards. During this collaboration, he developed a number of products for companies such as Ansorg, Flos, Hackman, Iittala, Kartell, Maxdata, Vitra and Vitrashop.

He has been a professor at the HFBK Hamburg since 2000, also operating his own design studio. His work focuses on the design and development of global products for serial production. His clients include firms such as Steelcase and Thonet.
Glen Oliver Löw has received a number of design prizes and awards for his products, including theCompasso d'Oro for theMobil Kartell product range. The Battista folding tables and the Mobil container are included in the permanent exhibition at the MoMA New York. The Think Chair for Steelcase was awarded the iF Design Award and the Red Dot Award in 2005, and the IDEA Gold Award in 2006.