18 Feb HENNER JAHNS
FOUNDER AND PRINCIPAL DESIGNER OF GECCO VISION
German industrial designer and former head of custom furniture design firm dTank, Henner Jahns specializes in creating flagship products that tell compelling stories. Jahns, along with partner James Benton, heads the Arts District-based Gecco Vision. The firm’s main focus and strength is designing ergonomic and fitness products, which follow a philosophy they call “living in motion.
Jahns’ high-end office furniture design has been displayed at MOMA NY and won numerous international awards for design excellence, including the prestigious Calibre Award in Los Angeles.
Gecco Vision took a lead on the development of the Schick Diamond FX® shaver, which subsequently received the Red Dot Design Award for highest design excellence and was introduced to the market in 1999 for worldwide distribution.
Since 2005 Gecco Vision focused on the development of mass-produced products, and has succeeded in engaging a large number of new high-caliber clients. Henner is leading the creative team of designers and engineers, developing an exciting range of new products and inventions every day.