Naassau. He studied industrial design at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Kuenste Stuttgart. He graduated in 1997 and obtained a scholarship in Japan from the German Industrial Design Association (VDID). In 1998 he started working for Ingo Maurer in Monaco. He has held various workshops and taught at various design schools. He has received various awards, including the Bavarian State Awardn an award dedicated to young designers.