Appointed in 1997 to Product Design with a focus on the development of products and product systems, including sociological and ecological contexts. Studied industrial design in Braunschweig and Long Beach. Four years at frogdesign, USA; another four years as co-owner of the design office That, San Francisco. Design of Apple Macintosh products. Five years product development and sales company Goods in Berkeley with a furniture and lighting collection. Adjunct Professor at the Californian College of the Arts, design consultancy for Robert Bosch GmbH, university consultant for Miele. Applied research project "Shelter for Extreme Users".