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Manuel Gattinger

Star, München, Germany

Award Participations

  • iF DESIGN AWARD 2021
  • iF DESIGN AWARD 2020


Manuel Gattinger is Head of Design at Star in Munich (Germany), a global strategy, design and engineering consultancy. He has worked in corporate design teams and international design consultancies in New York, London, Shenzhen and Munich. He was involved in setting up a design studio for Designit in Munich and was Head of Industrial Design for one of the first Nokia touchscreen phones. Manuel was co-founder of the first in-house design organization for Harman International and the Star design studio in Munich. He completed his master's degree in Product Design at the FH Joanneum Graz in Austria and the Umeå Institute of Design in Sweden. He has won numerous international design awards and holds a number of design patents. (Jauary 2021)