Wolfgang Prof. Laubersheimer
Together with other designers and artists, Professor Wolfgang Laubersheimer co-founded the furniture production company Unikate in 1982 and the Pentagon group in 1985. As an independent designer or as a member of the group, he participated in countless exhibitions, such as “Wohnen von Sinnen”, “documenta 8”, the São Paulo Art Biennial, “Maßstäbe” in Frankfurt’s German Architecture Museum, and “Design Horizonte”. Laubersheimer has cooperated with companies including Swatch, AEG, Mercedes-Benz and Tiffany, and has headed up guest projects at Hong Kong Polytechnic University and at UCLA in Los Angeles as well as running his own production company. In early 1992, he was appointed Professor of Production Technology in the Cologne University of Applied Sciences’ Department of Design, now the Köln International School of Design.