I studied Industrial Design at the University of Fine Arts Braunschweig.

With Jorge Pensi in Barcelona I mainly worked on the design of furniture, interiors and lighting equipment. Among our clients were Cassina, Kusch+Co, Zurich Insurances and others.

Working at Design Continuum in Milan as senior designer I managed projects for many international clients in the fields of consumer goods and capital goods, such as Bene, Zeiss, Roche, Saunier Duval, Hewlett Packard, Samsung.

After my move to milani d+c in Zurich I concentrated on the design of medical goods for Draeger Medical, Leica Microsystems and others.

In autumn 2004 I set up my studio in Cologne, in 2006 I moved to the old liquorice factory in Cologne-Ehrenfeld.

Since 2005 I teach design at the University of Wuppertal.