Born in 1963, studied at the Parsons School for Design in New York where he received the renowned Cooper Union scholarship. He is managing partner at BLACKSPACE in Munich. Michael’s work is a synonym for magnitude and inspiration and moves people in places as far apart as Munich, London, New York, Shanghai and Seoul. He has given numerous brands, companies and cultural events across the world meaning and identity and his work for Audi, O2, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, Volkswagen, Pinakothek der Moderne and the World Trade Center has received international recognition. He recently had his own exhibition about his work in the »Neue Sammlung« in Munich. Michael lectures on the future of design and is a trendsetter on the international design scene.