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Stefan Grobe

defortec GmbH, Dettenhausen, Germany

Award Participations

  • iF DESIGN AWARD 2017
  • iF product design award 2013


In 1994, Stefan Grobe graduated with distinction on completion of his degree in industrial design at the Universität Essen. After working professionally in a number of well-known design offices, he co-founded bgp design in Stuttgart and managed the company for 13 years. He is currently CEO of defortec GmbH and, with his team, develops intelligent design solutions for complex technical systems. Stefan Grobe has received more than 40 design awards. He holds regular lectures on product design at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Schwäbisch Gmünd. (October 2012)