Professor for Industrial Design

Jan Vietze

Area of expertise: Public Transport Design, Rail Vehicle Design, Mobility Design, Technical Design, Investment Good Design

Jan Vietze graduated from Kunsthochschule Berlin – Weissensee School of Art in 2003 with an award-winning thesis about a driver space concept for city buses. Afterwards, he kept focusing on public transport design. At the company IFS Design, he was responsible for the design development of Berlin’s latest generation of low floor trams, built by Bombardier Transportation for BVG, the Berlin Transport Company. Throughout his career, Jan Vietze has received numerous awards. In 2013, he became professor for Industrial Design at HTW Berlin. Currently he also serves as Vice-Dean at the School of Design and Culture.