Glen Oliver Loew was born in Leverkusen/Germany in 1959. He graduated with a Diploma in Industrial-Design from the University of Wuppertal in 1985. He then moved to Milan/Italy, where he received a Master in Design from Domus Academy in 1986.
In 1987 he started his collaboration with Antonio Citterio, in 1990 he became partner in Antonio Citterio & Partners in Milan. In collaboration with Antonio Citterio he has developed a large number of products for companies such as Ansorg, Flos, Hackman, Iittala, Kartell, Vitra and Vitrashop.
Since 2000 he is teaching as a Professor for Product Design at the Hochschule für bildende Künste in Hamburg and works in his own studio. Among his clients are companies such as Steelcase, Thonet and Knoll.
His products were awarded with numerous design-prizes, to mention the „Compasso d´Oro“ Award for the Kartell „Mobil“ containers. The „Battista“ folding table and the „Mobil“ containers are part of the permanent exhibition at MOMA, New York. His „Think“ chair for Steelcase was awarded with the iF Design Award and the Red Dot Award in 2005 and with the IDEA Gold Award in 2006.
He acted as a juror for various Design Awards, to mention the Red Dot Award, the iF Design Award and the IDEA award.