Was born 1965 in Bensberg / Germany. He studied visual communications and graphic design at the University of Applied Sciences in Düsseldorf, from where he graduated in 1995. Starting out as a freelance designer between 1995 and 1996 for VIVA TV – he soon became head of the on air design departement. In 1996 and ’97 he founded the design agencies Coxorange and Granny Smith. In 1999 he co-founded FEEDMEE Design with Susanne and Anton working as the managing director for national and international clients.