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Markus Kretschmer, Dr.techn.

Lecturer in Design Theory

  • Mirabellplatz 1
  • 5020 Salzburg

Markus Kretschmer is professor of product design and design management at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria. He supervises design projects and teaches design strategy, besides history and theory of design. Furthermore he is guest lecturer at international universities. His research focus is on strategic design and creativity as foundation for sustainable innovation. His Ph.D. supervisor was Hartmut Esslinger. 

 

Before his academic career he worked as a designer in industry, where he gained wide experience in a multitude of design projects ranging from conceptual to strategic design and design management. As a trained and practicing designer he also provides strategic design consulting.