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Achim Heine

Heine/Lenz/Zizka Projekte GmbH, Berlin, Germany

Award Participations

  • iF DESIGN AWARD 2015
  • iF concept design award 2008
  • iF communication design award 2005
  • iF product design award 2004
  • iF product design award 2000


Together with his colleagues Michael Lenz, Peter Zizka and Ulrike Willingmann, Achim Heine (*1955) runs Heine/Lenz/Zizka, a design agency founded in 1989 with offices in Frankfurt and Berlin. The agency's customers include Alape, Bosch software innovations, the Deutsche Museum, Messe Frankfurt and Leica Camera AG. Achim works as both a product designer and as a professor of Experimental Design at the Berlin University of Arts. He was co-founder of the design project Ginbande, which has developed experimental furniture and products for Vitra, Serien Raumleuchten, and the Swiss furniture manufacturer Wogg. (October 2017)