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Olaf Barski

Barski Design GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Award Participations

  • iF DESIGN AWARD 2016
  • iF product design award 1999


Olaf Barski (born 1956) completed his studies in design at the University of Fine Arts (Hochschule für bildende Künste) in Hamburg, majoring in Industrial Design with Prof. Peter Raacke in 1986. Before he opened his own office in Frankfurt am Main in 1991, he worked as a product designer at Airbus Industries, Rowenta and Philips. Barski Design GmbH develops sophisticated design solutions in the fields of consumer electronics, medical technology, mobility and capital goods. His clients include Alape, Robert Bosch Hausgeräte (appliances), Deutsche Telekom, Dräger Medical, Hailo, Pelikan, Selux and the WMF Group, among others. Olaf also works as a college lecturer and design judge and gives talks at international design events. (February 2016)