Martin Krampen

Year of birth, place
1928, Siegen, Germany
Year of death, place
2015, Ulm, Germany
Martin Krampen studied theology, psychology, and art history in Tübingen and Heidelberg, and painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze, Florence (1950). He also studied at the Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm (HfG) (grad. 1957) and at Michigan State University, East Lansing (1962 Ph.D. in design and psychology). He taught at the Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm, at the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, at the University of Waterloo, at the University of Toronto, at the Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd, and at the University of Göttingen. 1977–1993 taught at the Hochschule für bildende Künste Berlin. 1998 professor honoris causa, Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd.
Exhib.: 1967, »Computergrafik«, studio f, Ulm.
Lit.: M. K. (ed.), »Design and Planning«, New York, 1965. M. K., “Computer and Design,” in: »ulm«, 19, 1967, pp. 2–8. M. K. and Peter Seitz (eds.), »Design and Planning 2«, New York, 1967.