The Berlin-based design studio Formfjord was founded by Fabian Baumann and Sönke Hoof in 2006. Fabian has studied Mechanical Engineering at TU-Berlin and Industrial Design Engineering at TU-Delft – Netherlands. Sönke has studied Product-Design at Kunsthochschule Berlin and at École de Design Nantes – France after his apprenticeship as an upholsterer. Today he teaches as a professor at the University of applied science in Hannover.
Formfjord works for internationally renowned firms on a wide range of products such as lighting, furniture, accessories and also in the field of industrial design. With a focus on elaborate concepts, straight lines and a smartness in detail the team of designers and engineers develop products that function – technologically and ecologically, ergonomically and emotionally, strategically and economically. Recent clients include Carl Mertens, Leonardo, Lightyears, Magazin, Mono, Nemo/Cassina, Offecct, Serien Lighting, Stelton, Ubitricity.