Michael Lammel is the visionary at NOA. He is the co-founder, managing partner and responsible for the overall product design strategy and future scenario development. After studying mechanical engineering in Aachen and industrial design in Essen, he went to Milan to work as product designer for several companies in the furniture, automobile and watch industries. In the year 2000 he founded NOA together with Bertrand Illert. Since then he has focused on delivering product innovations based on modern technology, unique aesthetics and consumer insights. Michael has also given lectures at universities and speeches at international conferences. He has being a jury member for several renown design awards.
Bertrand Illert, also co-founder and managing partner, is the dynamic energy at NOA and is responsible for making design happen. He is an expert on helping customers develop our innovative concepts. He studied industrial design in Essen and architecture in Vienna. After that he worked in Milan as senior designer, where he met Michael. They co-founded NOA and since then, Bertrand has focused on bringing the right dose of practicality, aesthetics and production knowledge to every project. Bertrand is a designer with heart and soul and a passionate hand sketcher.
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