Fritz Frenkler. »Wabi Sabi« – »more beautiful through ageing« is the guiding principle of Japanese utilitarian aesthetics that Fritz Frenkler likes to follow in his work. He gained experience with Japan as managing director for frogdesign Asia. Among other positions, he worked as a design director for Deutsche Bahn AG. Together with Anette Ponholzer he founded the f/p design Deutschland gmbh and f/p design japan inc. He is Regional Advisor with ICSID and member of the board at the iF International Forum Design Hannover. In 2005, he was appointed Honorary Professor at the Braunschweig University of Art and professor at the Technical University of Munich at the Industrial Design department in 2006.