Simon Husslein was born in Werneck, Germany in 1976. He studied Industrial Design at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences from 1995 until 2000. From 2000 until 2005, he worked together with his mentor and friend Hannes Wettstein in his studio in Zurich, Switzerland. He obtained his master degree in Design Products at the Royal College of Art in London in 2007. Afterwards, he led his own projects in London and Shanghai and taught at the Tongji University Shanghai. From 2008 until 2014, Simon Husslein had a formative influence on numerous projects of Studio Hannes Wettstein as Creative Director and member of its executive board. In 2015, Simon Husslein founded his own studio “Atelier Simon Husslein”. He develops products, furniture, installations and interior design; he is also a consultant for brands and teaches.