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Dorothee Becker

Dorothee Becker

Designer

Dorothee Becker was born in Germany in 1938. She studied languages in Frankfurt and Munich, and she never formally graduated in design or other creative fields. After living for a time in London and Paris, she moved to California in 1960. Dorothee Becker returned to Germany with her husband, famous lighting designer Ingo Maurer. Here they ran a successful shop offering well-designed and practical everyday objects until 1989.