He designs products, corporate images, interiors and architecture. Born in Switzerland in 1958, he commenced his career working freelance before becoming a partner in the Eclat Design Agency. In 1993, he was a co-founder of 9D Design. He teaches and has held a chair at the Academy of Design in Karlsruhe since 1994. He has won many prizes and important commissions, such as the Swiss Embassy in Teheran and the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Berlin. His varied clientele also includes Cassina, UMS Pastoe, Shimano, Baleri Italia and Artemide.