Gerhard Reichert started studying mechanical engineering after his diploma he continued and graduated in integral-design at the SADK Stuttgart, where he took his second diploma in 1993.
From 93-97 he was project manager at MH Design Engineering in Switzerland and Germany.
In 97 Michele De Lucchi invited him, to work with him in Milan as a project manager in Studio De Lucchi until 2004. During this period he founded his own studio “reichert-design”
2004 he was appointed Professor for Design at the University of Applied Science Aachen. Since 2007 he is Professor and Head of Department Product Design at the University of Applied Science Schwäbisch Gmünd.
He focus on the integral development of products and product systems that reconcile utilitarian, ecological functionality and integral emotionality. We work in complex global relationships with various experiences in changing lines of business and markets and our customers profit from the abundant experience and resulting synergies.
His expertise is design and engineering in complex global contexts and alternate branches of industry and markets such as office furniture, interiors, lamps and industrial and medical products and so on.
He is collaborating with national and international companies such as Artemide, AAT, ALS, Brunner, iGuzzini, Interstuhl, Koleksiyon, Leifheit, Molteni, Mauser Office … and quite a few of his products were awarded.
Additionally, he is active as an expert, advisor and acting in several design jury.