Prof. Dr. Michael Erlhoff passed away on 1 May 21 at the age of 74. As the founding dean of the »Cologne Department of Design« (today: Köln International School of Design KISD) at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, he taught and researched as a professor of design theory and history until 2012.
Professor Erlhoff was a legend for design over the decades and brought KISD into the company of great design universities. Condolences to his family, friends, students and colleagues. An extraordinary person of design, design education and research lives in our hearts. Cumulus misses him.