Prof. Peter Eckart graduated in Product Design from the University of Fine Arts Hamburg. Along with Bernd Hilpert, his partner in the Frankfurt company unit-design GmbH, he develops design projects for international businesses and public institutions. In 2000 Eckart was appointed Chair for Integrated Design at the HfG Offenbach and serves as vice-president of the HfG. Since 2014 he has directed the Design Institute for Mobility and Logistics (DML) in cooperation with Georg-Christof Bertsch and Kai Vöckler. The same trio launched this IDS Research Cluster, which was selected for funding by the State of Hessen’s LOEWE program for the promotion of research.

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Prof. Eckart is head of the DESIGN Research Subcluster, together with Prof. Dr. Vöckler, and a member of the IDS LOEWE Research Cluster management board.


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Faculty of Design
Designinstitut für Mobilität und Logistik
University of Art and Design Offenbach am Main
unit-design GmbH