Oliver Löw

Prior to 1985 Glen Oliver Löw (Leverkusen Germany, 1959) studies design in the Industrial Design faculty of Wuppertal University.
In 1986 he receives the “Master of Design” award from the Domus Academy in Milan for his design study for a compact car.
Starting since 1987 he staff member at Antonio Citterio studio in Milan. As of 1990 he was his partner in design, involved in producing office furniture for Vitra and also numerous products for companies Ansorg, Bieffe, Flos, Kartell, MaxData, Olivetti, Synthesis and Vitrashop.
1995: receives the Compasso d’Oro award for the “Mobil” container system for Kartell
1996: also active in the area of corporate design, for instance, responsible for creating a new corporate designs image for Commerzbank branches
1998: Interior Designkoncept of the interior concept for SMART Centres (buildings and exhibition stands selling/presenting the new Mercedes Benz/Swatch car)
2000: Vocation as professor for product design at the ” Hochschule für bildende Künste” in Hamburg
Glen Low started his collaboration with Antonio Citterio in 1987. Together they have created among other things, the storage system Mobil for Kartell. In 1995 they were awarded the Compasso d’Oro prize for this work. Mobil is a part of the permanent design collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.


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