Born in Switzerland in 1964, Klaus Nolting studied industrial design at Kiel University in Germany. Having obtained his degree in 1992, he began working for various architecture and design firms until, in 2006, he founded ON3D, a firm that specialises in planning and designing products for modern living, developing new concepts and design products with clean, soft lines. Since 2009 he has lectured on Theory of Design, Product Technology and Concept at Germany’s Mainz University. Since 2010 he has also been a member of the Architectural Association of Hamburg. Numerous awards have been presented for the work done by Klaus Nolting, from “Light of the future ” in 2001, to the Hamburger Designpreis, as well as the iF product design award, which he won in both 2011 and 2014.