1970 Born in Munster/Westphalia. 1991–1999 Industrial Design studies at Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Hamburg. Since 1999 Freelance designer. 2000 Co-founder of the interdisciplinary group STROM with exhibitions at the Milan Furniture Fair and ‘100% Design’ in London. 2001 Co-founder of the label Pension für Design. 2002 Co-founder of the label Pension für Produkte. Since 2006 Professor at BURG, Design Faculty. National and international prizes and awards. 2007, 2010 and 2014 Curator of the Design Prize Halle.