Born in Austria, is a French citizen and currently lives in Milan. Graduate of the first course of "esthétique industrielle" all'' Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, dedicated to passion for experimentation with plastics, in the early 70s he developed the first ski boot in thermoplastic material. After many years of collaboration with the Italian Caber (afterwards known as Lotto) has specialized in the "design of sport" working with all the major multinationals in the United States, Asia, Japan and Europe. Among the many awards over the years won the "Compasso d'Oro" Award in 1995, 2001 and 2008. In 2014 he receives the XXIII Compasso d'Oro for Bellevue-Panorama project of IFI.