Product Designer at Braun
Rory McGarry’s passion for user focused industrial design began in 1999 with his enrollment in the ID program at the Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto, Canada. As a result of his studies, Rory’s OCAD U thesis project, placed among the best entries for the BraunPrize in 2003 and consequently he joined the Braun Design team in January 2004.
Working at Braun Design has given Rory a unique opportunity to carry out product design for diverse categories within Braun, as well as many outstanding brands within Proctor & Gamble, with mass market products available today or planned to be launched for Braun, Olay, Oral-B, Gillette Venus and others.
Professor Andreas Kalweit
Manufacturing & Material Professor at Bergischen Universitäy Wuppertal
Professor Andeas Kalweit studied engineering and industrial design at FH Niederrhein and University GH Essen. He finished with a diploma in engineering, graduating with honors.
In parallel to his studies, he worked as freelance engineer and designer, concentrating on product planning and development. His multiple qualifications helped to mediate between construction, design and manufacturing, in practice and during his multiannual teaching in the field of technique in material, manufacturing and construction.
As partner and cofounder of UNITEDDESIGNWORKERS, he has been successfully working in industrial and corporate design for renowned companies since 1998. In September 2012 he was appointed as professor Manufacturing & Material at Bergischen Universitäy Wuppertal.