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Achim Heine

educator , industrial designer

Achim Heine, industrial designer, educator. Recipient Federal Award for Product Design, Frankfurt, 1996. Board trustees German Design Council, since 1997.

Background

Heine, Achim was born on June 11, 1955 in Bischofsheim, Germany. Son of Joachim and Gisela (Braun) Heine.

Education

Diploma, Hochschule Gestaltung, Offenbach, Germany, 1984.

Career

Co-founder Ginbande Design, Frankfurt, Germany, 1985—1995. Managing director Heine/Lenz/Zizka, since 1989. Professor University of the Arts, Berlin, since 1993.

Founder Heine Associates, since 1995. Jury member Federal Award Product Design, 1996.

Works

  • Designer pullout table/bench system, table system (Furniture of Year award 1988), extendable lamp (Innovative Design 1994).

Membership

Board trustees German Design Council, since 1997.

Connections

father:
Joachim Heine

mother:
Gisela (Braun) Heine