Suk, Robert

Suk, Robert

Project Professorship Product Design

Vocational Development:

_  Rosenthal GmbH _ Design Director (since 2002). Responsible for design development of all Rosenthal brands: Rosenthal Studio line, Rosenthal Home/Hotel, Versace, Thomas, Arzberg, Hutschenreuther

_  Collaboration with notable designer for the Rosenthal Studio line with: Queensberry Hunt, J. Morrison, Patrizia Urquiola, Bjarke Ingels, Platt/Young, Ron Arad,  YellowDesign, Charlottev.d.Lancken, Enzo Mari, Marcel Wanders, V. Passaro, Regula Stüdli, Studio Zaha Hadid, Hiromichi Konno

_  Collaboration with “young” design talents and already established designers, including: Konstantin Grcic, Stefan Diez, Christophe de la Fontaine, Saskia Diez, Kilian Schindler, Sebastian Herkner, Cetric Ragot, Bethan Laura Wood

_  Rosenthal AG - Design Manager (1998 - 2002)
_  KPM Berlin – Director of Design und Model Division (1988 - 1998)
_  Goebel - Designer/Modeler – Development Department (1986 -1988)

Special Projects:

_  Personal assistant to Enzo Mari (1993 - 1998)
_  Guest lecturer at the Hochschule der Künste, HdK, Berlin (1998 - 2002)

Education:

_  Staatliche Porzellan Fachhochschule in Selb (1981 - 1985)

Short and long-term projects with various design universities:

- Guest professor at Tsinghua University in Beijing
- Royal College of Art, RCA London
- University of the Arts, UdK, Berlin
- Konstfack Stockholm
- Les Ateliers, ENSCI, Paris
- Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design UMPRUM, Prague
- State Academy of Fine Arts, Stuttgart
- Akademie der bildenden Künste, Munich
- Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem
- Estonian Academy of Arts, Talin
- Academy of Art and Design HGK, Aarau
- Faculty of Design and Art, Bolzano
- The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, KADK, Copenhagen
- Design Academy Eindhoven, DAE, Eindhoven

Jury Member:

- Bavarian Design Award
- IF
- German Design Award

Skills:

40 years of experience with porcelain, ceramics, and glass, as well as the developmental processes associated with them