Hartmut Bohnacker was born in 1972 in the state of Baden Württemberg. He abandoned his math studies to pursue a business degree. After completing that, he studied communications design at the Design College in Schwäbisch Gmünd. He has been working as a freelance designer in Stuttgart since 2002. The focus of his activities is concept, design and prototype implementation for interface and interactive development projects. He has been teaching digital media since the end of 2002 and since 2009, has been a professor of interactive design at the Schwäbisch Gmünd design college. In 2009, his book “Generative Gestaltung” (Generative Design, written with Benedikt Gross, Julia Laub and Claudius Lazzeroni) was published by Hermann Schmidt, Mainz.