Glen Oliver Löw | Citterio & Löw
Glen Oliver Löw was born in Leverkusen/Germany in 1959. He graduated with a diploma in industrial design from the University of Wuppertal in 1985. He then moved to Milan, Italy where he received a master's in design from Domus Academy in 1986.
In 1987 he started his collaboration with Antonio Citterio and became a partner in 1990. In collaboration with Antonio Citterio, he has developed a large number of products for companies such as Ansorg, Flos, Hackman, Iittala, Kartell, Vitra and Vitrashop.
Since 2000 he has been teaching as a professor for product design and product development at the Hochschule für bildende Künste in Hamburg and works in his own studio. His clients include companies such as Steelcase and Thonet.
His products have been awarded with numerous design-prizes, including the Compasso d`Oro Award for the Kartell Mobil Containers. The Battista folding table and the Mobil containers are part of the permanent exhibition of MOMA, New York. His Think Chair for Steelcase was awarded with the iF Design Award and the Red Dot Award in 2005 and the IDEA Gold Award in 2006.
He has served as a juror for various design competitions, such as the Red Dot Award and the iF Design Award.