About Wilhelm Ritz

Wilhelm Ritz, born in 1932, son of a sawmill owner in Oberelchingen near Ulm. After an apprenticeship in body-making and the construction of vehicles, structural engineering, furniture and interior design, and qualifying as a master craftsman in cabinet making, this multi-talent studied at the Academy of Design in Ulm (HfG). In 1959 he wrote his diploma paper on the subject of a new kind of laminated wood. For the purpose of practical