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About Nikolaus Frank : Designs products and develops new product ideas for current development and production, but also for future products, making use of new, emerging and future technologies.

Has designed transport, lighting, electrical appliances, telecom products and musical instruments, working with international design groups and development teams in UK, North America, and with companies in Asia. Was previously VP/Head of Industrial Design at Ericsson Mobile Communication, Division Consumer Products, where he initiated a new design centre and a new design line for the company's products.
Specialties: Industrial Design, Innovation, Conceptual Design
ORGANIZATION:
Frank Etc. AB

EDUCATION:
1983-1987, Industrial Designer MFA, Design, Konstfack, University College of Art, Craft and Design (Konstfackskolan), STOCKHOLM/SWEDEN.
(Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Industrial Design 1987)

EXPERIENCE:
1994-present, Industrial Designer/Design Manager/Co-Owner, Frank Etc. AB, STOCKHOLM/SWEDEN.
2000-2001, Head of Industrial Design, Vice President and member of the DCP management team, Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, DCP / Sony Ericsson, STOCKHOLM/SWEDEN.
1997-2000, Consultant Product Designer, IDEO, BOSTON/USA, MONTREAL/CANADA.
1990-1991, Consultant Designer, Addison Design Consultants, LONDON/UK.
1989-1998, Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (part time), Konstfack, University College of Art, Craft and Design, STOCKHOLM/SWEDEN.
1988-1989, Product Designer, SeymourPowell, LONDON/UK.
1988-1994, Consultant Designer, Way of Design, STOCKHOLM/SWEDEN.
1987-1988, Industrial designer, Berg Arkitektkontor, STOCKHOLM/SWEDEN.

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2012, "Design is Human Week", Design Exhibition, Modern Atlanta, ATLANTA/GEORGIA/USA.
2005-2006, Design:Stockholm, Stockholm City Museum, Frank Etc. represented with several products, STOCKHOLM/SWEDEN.
2005, Gwangju Design Biennale, Frank Etc. exhibited innovations and design of wearable technology at the international exhibition Future Life, GWANGJU/SOUTH KOREA.
2003, "futureMobility; thinkWearable", Separate design exhibition on wearable technology, Museum of Science and Technology, STOCKHOLM/SWEDEN.
2002, Product (MOOD box), included in the permanent collection at National Museum of Fine Arts, STOCKHOLM/SWEDEN.
1997, 8th International Design Competition, selected for the international design exhibition, OSAKA/JAPAN.
1992-1993, "A Festival of Scandinavian Design", Design Museum, Represented with two products, LONDON/UK.

AWARDS:
2016, GOOD DESIGN™ Award 2016. The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, CHICAGO/USA.
2016, Gold Award in the A'Design Award & Competition, MILAN/ITALY.
2015, Two GOOD DESIGN™ Awards 2015 for two products, The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, CHICAGO/USA.
2016, German Design Award 2016, Special Award, BERLIN/GERMANY.
2015, Spark:Product Design, Finalist. Spark International Design Awards, USA.
2015, German Design Award, nominated for one product, BERLIN/GERMANY.
2014, Two GOOD DESIGN™ Awards for two products, The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, CHICAGO/USA.
2014, German Design Award 2014, nominated for two products, BERLIN/GERMANY.
2013, Two GOOD DESIGN™ Awards for two products, The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, CHICAGO/USA.
GOOD DESIGN™ Award 2012. The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design.
2012 Spark:Pro Finalist. Spark International Design Awards, USA.
2012 Spark:Concept Finalist. Spark International Design Awards, USA.
2012, MA Prize – Green Dwelling. Honorable Mention for conceptual project in international competition, ATLANTA/USA.
2012, Spark:Concept Gold Award. Spark International Design Awards, USA.
2011, Two GOOD DESIGN™ Awards 2011 for two products, The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, CHICAGO/USA.
2011, Spark: Pro Gold Award. Spark International Design Awards, USA.
2011, ”Outstanding Technology Innovation” (Ericsson IPTV Remote Product), Connected TV Awards, LONDON/UK.
2010, GOOD DESIGN™ Award, The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, CHICAGO/USA.
2010, CSI Award (Ericsson IPTV Remote Product), LAS VEGAS/USA.
2009, GOOD DESIGN™ Award, The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, CHICAGO/USA.
2007, GOOD DESIGN™ Award, The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, CHICAGO/USA.
2005, GOOD DESIGN™ Award, The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, CHICAGO/USA.
2004, Two GOOD DESIGN™ Awards for two products, The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, CHICAGO/USA.
2003, GOOD DESIGN™ Award, The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, CHICAGO/USA.
2002, GOOD DESIGN™ Award, The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, CHICAGO/USA.
2002, Excellent Swedish Design, STOCKHOLM/SWEDEN.
2001, Gold Award as a team member with IDEO Product Development, for design work with Amtrak Acela High Speed Train, IDEA Industrial Design Excellence Award, USA
1999, Award of Excellence for conceptual design, LG Electronics International Design Competition , SEOUL/SOUTH KOREA.
1998, GOOD DESIGN™ Exhibition 1998. Product selected for exhibition and permanent collection. The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, CHICAGO/USA.
1997, Award of Excellence for conceptual design, LG Electronics International Design Competition , SEOUL/SOUTH KOREA.
1997, GOOD DESIGN™ Exhibition 1997. Product selected for exhibition and permanent collection. The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, CHICAGO/USA.
1997, Finalist, 8th International Design Competition 1997, OSAKA/JAPAN.
1996, GOOD DESIGN™ Exhibition 1996, Product selected for exhibition and permanent collection. The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design, CHICAGO/USA.
1995, Honorable Mention for conceptual design, LG Electronics International Design Competition , SEOUL/SOUTH KOREA.
1995, GOOD DESIGN™ Award, The Chicago Athenaeum, Museum of Architecture and Design. Exhibition and permanent collection, CHICAGO/USA.
1995, Excellent Swedish Design, STOCKHOLM/SWEDEN.
1995, iF Award for Good Industrial Design 1995. IndustriForum, HANNOVER/GERMANY.
1993, Excellent Swedish Design, STOCKHOLM/SWEDEN.
1991, Prize for design concept concerning future communication between languages, The 2:nd Design The Future International Competition, TOKYO/JAPAN.
1990, Prize winner in Swedish design competition regarding electronic consumer product with environmental concerns."Design for the future", STOCKHOLM/SWEDEN.
1990, Forma Finlandia international design competition 1990. Selected for the international exhibition in the category "Tomorrow's Challengers”, HELSINKI/FINLAND.
1989, Prize winner, Yamaha Audio System International Design Competition, TOKYO/JAPAN.
1989, First prize, "New light over Stockholm", Scandinavian light design competition, STOCKHOLM/SWEDEN.
1986, First prize, Electrolux design competition, STOCKHOLM/SWEDEN.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Swedish, Native
English, Advanced
German, Pre-Intermediate

CLIENTELE:
Frank Etc. has worked with a large number of clients in many different areas, such as technology, multimedia, security, transport, medical equipment, musical instruments, publishing firms, municipalities, international design groups etc.
These include Ericsson, IBM, City of Stockholm, IDEO, IKEA, Philips, Siemens, SICS, Liber, The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and many many others.

WEB SITE:
www.frank-etc.se

REGISTRATION DATE:
2017-02-24 15:15:44

COUNTRY:
Sweden

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Nikolaus Frank


Paperdna M2 Medical Fraud Detector

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Security and Surveillance Products Design Category in 2016
Nikolaus Frank, Frank Etc. AB for Paperdna Ag

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