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, 2014 and 2017 Curator of the Design Prize Halle.