Head of Program, BA Product Design
Jan Hillmann-Regett is an industrial designer who received his diploma degree at the University of the Arts Berlin. He also studied at the well-known design school ENSCI in Paris.
Whilst working as a Senior Designer and Concepter for the international brand and science communication agency Archimedes Exhibitions Gmbh in Berlin from 2013 to 2018, he was bringing large-scale projects to life. On the other end of the process chain he has a strong expertise in implementation and design for manufacturing and assembly (DFMA) throughout a variety of materials and technologies. He believes that designing in the context of sustainability is a must. From 2011 to 2013 he was researching and teaching as an assistant professor in the field of sustainable product and process development at the University of the Arts in Berlin, implementing a patented board sourced entirely from renewable materials.
Prof. Hillmann-Regett is deeply invested in the creation of great product-service-systems and interdisciplinary project work beyond the borders of design. He has served as Head of the BA Product Design program since 2019.