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Otto Wolfgang Zapf

Otto Wolfgang Zapf, industrial designer. Recipient Bundespreis Guteform Leuchtsäule, 1972, Gold award Institute Office System of Business Designers, 1978. Member Deutcher Werkbund.

Background

  • Zapf, Otto Wolfgang was born on August 10, 1931 in Rossbach, Sudetenland, Czechoslovakia. Son of Otto and Helene (Moll) Zapf.

  • Education

    • Graduated from high school, Kronberg, Federal Republic Germany.

    Career

    • Principal Zapf Design, Konigstein, Federal Republic Germany, since 1956.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member Deutcher Werkbund. Clubs: Eastern Sailing (Greenport, Long Island). Tennis (Königstein).

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing, skiing, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Roselie Wendel. Children: Florian, Carolina.
    • father: Otto Zapf
    • mother: Helene (Moll) Zapf
    • spouse: Roselie Wendel
    • children: Florian Zapf
    • Carolina Zapf
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    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1956
      Principal Zapf Design
      Königstein, Hessen, Germany, Germany