Initiator & Founder

Prof. Elmar Schüller

is an internationally established and sought-after business, design and innovation expert as well the initiator, founder and president of the “Innovative Living Institute” as well as the managing partner of the iD-Engineering GmbH, an ILI company.

He is regarded as a globally established and sought-after economics, innovation and design expert, who has worked internationally as an industry designer for companies such as Krups, Siemens and Sieger Design.

In his 19 years as Managing Partner and Vice-President, Prof. Elmar Schüller has co-developed the renowned “red dot design award” into a global design currency. There, he analyzed many thousands of products each year.

He is a member of the jury for the internationally renowned “James Dyson Award” and the “FRANKfurtstyleaward”.

He also teaches at the “International School of Management – ISM” and is in demand as international lecturer.

Due to many years of worldwide activity, Prof. Elmar Schüller has a global network of experts from a wide range of industries. He has a unique flair for recognizing social trends and mechanisms and for transforming them in into entrepreneurial concepts.

With the foundation of the Innovative Living Institute, he aims to provide clients with the global knowledge and experience of his person as well as his network in order to develop future-oriented products and services based on their individual concerns.