Andreas Koop is a Diploma Designer and holds a Master’s degree. He has managed his own design agency in Rückholz/Allgäu since 1995. He is an author, lecturer, and design researcher, and always navigates at the interface between modern history, society, politics and design. Projects by the designgruppe Koop have been awarded numerous German and international prizes. The group focuses on responsible and sustainable concepts based on ecological and value-based design.