Prof. Fritz Frenkler


Fritz Frenkler is co-founder of f/p design GmbH with branches in Munich, Kyoto and Berlin. Following his degree at Braunschweig University of Art (HBK), Frenkler worked for frogdesign in Germany and the US. He took over the development and leadership of frogdesign in Tokyo, was Managing Director of Wilkhahn development company, Head of Design at Deutsche Bahn AG and Managing Director of Deutsche Bahn Media GmbH.

In 2005, Frenkler was named Honorary Professor for Industrial Design at the HBK. He has held the Chair for Industrial Design at the Faculty of Architecture at Munich Technical University (TUM) since 2006.

Frenkler is a member of the Berlin Academy of Arts in architecture. He is Chair of the iF Design Award Jury and member of the board the iF Industrie Design e.V. He has been on the board of the new iF Design Foundation since April 2018.