1969 born in Berlin
1990 Student at technical college as carpenter, Neustadt am Titisee
1991 apprenticeship in the carpenters workshop Hanns-Rudolf von Wild, Berlin
1994 three years European project for craftsmen, organised by »Association des Compagnons du devoir« France and the trade corporation Cologne, Germany, with final examination for master craftsman’s diploma
1997 Scholarship for Fondation de Coubertin, Paris
1998 Education as designer for craftsmanship, Akademie Ebern/Bayern
Award for the diploma with the masterprize for design
Nominated for the Bavarian State Prize for young designers
2001 Studies product/communicationsdesign, Fachhochschule Potsdam
Practical training in Buenos Aires at Team Fierro, mueblos de autor and Dakota Jackson, furniture design, New York
2007 Final examination as Communications Designer
Diploma: »Zum Handwerk – Momentaufnahmen und Zukunftsprojektionen«
passed with distinction.
2009 Creation of a joint label for highquality cabinetmaking with Till Hertling


1962 born in Berlin
1976–1980 Dartington Hall School, England. Emphasis on trade
1981 Student at technical college, wood processing
Education as carpenter
1,5 years instruction as violinmaker
1988 Own workshop in Berlin. Main focus: cabinet making, restauration, woodturning, sculpture
2004 Founding of workshop-companionship »Wildwerkstätten«
2009 Creation of a joint label for highquality cabinetmaking with Franziska Morgenstern