Mr. Prof. Peter Eckart

Company Unit Design


born in 1961 in Lüdenscheid.
German Abitur, training as a clerk Köln.
Studied Industrial design at Gesamthochschule Wuppertal
and Hochschule für Bildende Kuenste Hamburg (Professor
Dieter Rams), Diploma 1989.

During his studies he worked at Peter Schmidt Studios, Hamburg and Michael Suxdorf Design, Hamburg.

From 1989-1993 designer at Braun GmbH, Kronberg/Taunus in the department for product design of personal care und household appliances.

In 1992 together with Olaf Barski he founded his own studio Eckart+Barski Corporate Industrial Design, Frankfurt .

Projects in the sector of house hold appliances, consumer goods, telecommunications, medical devices and machines, interfaces, exhibition and und information systems. Eckart+Barski received several awards and their work was widely published.

From 1995-6 several lectures, seminars and workshops at the product design department of Fachhochschule Darmstadt.

April 2000 founded unit-design.
March 2001 became Professor at HfG Offenbach.