Gerhard Reichert started studying mechanical engineering after his diploma he continued and graduated in integral-design at the SADK Stuttgart, where he took his second diploma in 1993. In 1997 Michele De Lucchi invited him, to work with him in Milan as a project manager in Studio De Lucchi until 2004. During this period he founded his own studio “reichert-design”
In 2004 he was appointed Professor for Design at the University of Applied Science Aachen. Since 2007 he is Professor and Head of Department Product Design at the University of Applied Science Schwäbisch Gmünd.
He is collaborating with national and international companies such as Artemide, AAT, ALS, Brunner, iGuzzini, Interstuhl, Koleksiyon, Leifheit, Molteni, Mauser Office.