Italian creativity and Swiss rigour come together to create the unmistakable style of Philippe Bestenheider. Born in 1971 at Sion, Switzerland, in 1998 this famous designer graduated in Architecture at the Zurich Polytechnic and later worked with studios in Switzerland and the USA. In 2000 he achieved a Master in Industrial Design from the Milan Domus Academy, where he was then invited to become a workshop leader. From 2001 to 2006 he was Senior Designer in Patricia Urquiola’s Milan studio, working with companies such as Moroso, Molteni, Agape, Alessi, Axor and others. In 2006 he was invited to take part in the Promosedia exhibition. He set up his own studio in 2007 and now works between Switzerland and Milan. Bestenheider works with Moroso, Pallucco, Fratelli Boffi, Ugcasccalicut, Frag and the Nilufar Gallery.