Herbert Hirche (1910 – 2002) German Industrial Designer

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Herbert Hirche (1910 – 2002) was a German Industrial Designer.

Education

Between 1930 – 1933 he studied at the Bauhaus, Dessau and Berlin.

Biography

Between 1934-38, Hirche collaborated with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Berlin; 1940—45, with Egon Eiermann; 1945—48, with Hans Scharoun. From 1948, he was a teacher, Hochschule für ange- wandte Kunst, Berlin-Weissensee, and, from 1952, professor, academy in Stuttgart. His furniture designs were produced by Deutsche Werkstatten and by WK-Verband. He worked at Braun designing its electronic products.

Hirche’s work was also shown at national and international fairs and exhibitions. These include the Milan Triennale in 1957 and Expo 58, the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair. In 1964, examples of his works were shown on the documenta III in Kassel in Industrial Design.

He died in Heidelberg in 2002 aged 91.

Sources

Byars, M., & Riley, T. (2004). The design encyclopedia. Laurence King Publishing. https://amzn.to/3ElmSlL

Wikipedia contributors. (2021, May 30). Herbert Hirche. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 23:14, January 13, 2022, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Herbert_Hirche&oldid=1025870254

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