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Richard Sapper

Richard Sapper, Milano, Italy

Award Participations

  • iF product design award 2002
  • iF product design award 1997


Prof. Richard Sapper (* 30 May 1932 in Munich; † 31 December 2015) studied philosophy, anatomy, mechanical engineering and business administration before working at the Daimler-Benz styling department. He held a variety of positions, among others at Fiat in Italy, and became closely involved in the Milan Triennial. Since 1980 he was consultant on product design for the IBM Corporation worldwide. (2002)