Martin Beeh studied industrial design at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences and at ENSCI-Les Ateliers, Paris. He worked as a designer and international design manager at Decathlon and Electrolux. From 2006 to 2008, he managed the German office of the Material ConneXion materials library. In 2009, he founded beeh_innovation in Cologne, which focuses on material innovation, innovation management and design management. Among other clients, the agency works with the furniture and supplier industry. From 2012 to 2015, Martin Beeh was Professor of Design Management at the University of Applied Sciences Ostwestfalen-Lippe in Lemgo. He is a university lecturer and member of prestigious design juries.