Gui Bonsiepe

Year of birth, place
1934, Glücksburg, Germany
Gui Bonsiepe studied graphics and architecture at the Technische Universität München, Munich (until 1955). Additional studies at the Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm (HfG) (grad. 1959) under Max Bense and Tomás Maldonado. 1960–1968 worked for the HfG in research and teaching. From 1968 freelancer and design consultant in Chile, Argentina, and Brazil. 1970–1973 head of the design team for the “Project Cybersyn” for the Chilean Government. 1993–2003 professor at the department of design, Fachhochschule Köln, Cologne. He has also taught integrated media at the Escola Superior de Desenho Industrial (ESDI), Rio de Janeiro State University. He lives in La Plata near Buenos Aires and in Florianópolis, BR.
Lit.: G. B., “Arabesken der Rationalität” / “Arabesques of Rationality,” in: »ulm«, 19/20, 1967, pp. 9–23. G. B., “Mathematische Ästhetik,” in: »format«, 15, 1968, pp. 36–39.