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Detlef Rahe

rahe+rahe design GbR, Bremen, Germany

Award Participations

  • iF material design award 2011
  • iF concept award communication 2006
  • iF product design award 2001


Prof. Detlef Rahe (born 1964) studied product design in Schwäbisch Gmünd (Germany) and industrial design in Gothenburg (Sweden). In 1989 he founded “rahe+rahe design” with Ulrike Rahe. Since 1994 he has held various professorships in different fields of design in the cities of Dessau, Bremen and Gothenburg. Together with Melanie Köhler, Prof. Rahe established the innovation consulting agency “rahe köhler projects” in 2007. A member of the Swedish Industrial Designers Association SID and the Deutscher Werkbund (German Work Federation), he is also involved in numerous expert panels and commissions. (February 2011)