Biography

Leo Leitner is a London-based industrial and product designer from Constance, Germany. In 2020 Leo graduated with a first-class honourous degree and the course director award from Central Saint Martins. Leo has interned at Pentagram, working with Jon Marshall and his team. He is currently working at Industrial Facility.

Before he began to pursue his love for design, Leo worked as a car mechanic in his family business. He did an apprenticeship as a vehicle paint technician at Mercedes-Benz, for which he received the chamber of crafts award of the Region of Stuttgart.


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Education ↴

2017 — 2020
Product and Industrial Design
Central Saint Martins
London

2016
Art School
Wangen See (DE)

2014 — 2016
Technische Oberschule
Singen (DE)
(higher education entrance qualification)

2011 — 2014
Commercial school for Colour and Design
Stuttgart Feuerbach (DE)
Experiences ↴

2021
Industrial Design (Freelance)
Industrial Facility
London

Industrial Design (Internship)
Pentagram
London

2016
Boat Building
AW Marine
Öhningen (DE)

2015
Exhibitiondesign
Lando
Zurich (CH)

2013 — 2015
Musician
The Gardener and the Tree


2010 — 2014
Vehicle Paint Technician (Appreticeship)
Daimler AG (Mercedes-Benz)
Stuttgart (DE)

2011
Event Architecture
MLDesign
Leinfelden-Echterdingen (DE)
Awards ↴

2021
Conscious Design Award
WantedDesign New York

2020
Programm Directors Award
Central Saint Martins London

2014
Chamber of Crafts Award
(Kammersieger)
Handwerkskammer Stuttgart