Michael Schneider

In a wide variety of work: designing products, furniture, and exhibition places, domestically or internationally, what he is pursuing is unique, beautiful, but practical designs endurable for daily use.

1962: Born in the south of Germany
1984 - 89: Studying the basics of product design under Richard Sapper, famous for designing IBM ThinkPad, at Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design
1993: Establishing his own design office, “designschneider”, in Cologne
2009: Moving the office to Berlin
2013: Being a judge for Hong Kong Design Awards
2015: Being a judge for FURNEX Awards (Egypt’s international furniture trade fair)

History of awards: Interior Innovation Award, iF Design Award, Red Dot Award, Good Design Award, etc.