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Friederike Plock-Girmann

Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg, Germany

Award Participations

  • iF DESIGN AWARD 2020
  • iF product design award 2011
  • iF material design award 2008


Friederike Plock-Girmann has been the Head of Design Research & Network at Volkswagen AG since 2017. From 1990 to 2007 she ran the Color & Trim department and between 2007 and 2017 she was the Chief Department Manager for the Lifestyle & Performance department. After completing a degree in Industrial Design at the Braunschweig University of Art in 1985, Friederike worked for various product design studios and began her career as a color and material designer at Volkswagen Design in August 1986. She has collaborated with various international art universities and been a member of numerous jury panels. (January 2020)