Stephan Rein is the Industrial Design Director at IXDS. In this role he is constantly involved in design projects that combine the different worlds of product design, structural packaging, branding, service and UX/UI design. As a designer, he is convinced that creativity is the key to new and relevant solutions.
Stephan studied industrial design in Darmstadt and Milano. After working at at Neumeister Design, neunzig° design and Jehs&Laub, he worked for FLEX/the INNOVATIONLAB in the Netherlands as its Creative Director.
Some of Stephan’s key clients over the last years have included Procter & Gamble, SPA Mineral Water, Heineken, KPN Telecom, Ahold, Unilever, Lely, Kärcher, and Philips, as well as small and medium-sized enterprises. Stephan has achieved numerous international design awards such as the Red Dot Award, Dutch Design Award, and the Pentaward, amongst others.
On his fifth day, Stephan tries to find inspiration outside: trailrunning, cycling, ski touring, hiking - whatever sport can be executed within a beautiful landscape without a motor.