Klemens Grund, born 1982 in the Black Forest, learns the profession of a carpenter. In 2004 he studied at the Academy of Crafts, Gut Rosenberg in Aachen and graduated in 2007. In the same year he achieves the title of master carpenter. From 2007 to 2010 he works as a master designer in the Brammertz joinery. From 2010 to 2013 he works in the architecture atelier of Peter Zumthor in Haldenstein. In 2014 he founded his design office in Cologne. He creates products and architectural projects. Today Klemens Grund lives and works in Switzerland.
“For me, design is a negotiation between friendly charisma, useful function, familiarity and innovation.
His products are published and exhibited internationally. For example at the IMM in Cologne, Salone del Mobile in Milan, DDW Eindhoven, CIFF in Shanghai, Neue Räume in Zurich. Klemens Grund has received several awards, including the NRW State Prize, the Abraham & Roentgen Prize and the STYLEPARK CELECTED Award.