Hanspeter Steiger

The roots of Hanspeter Steiger’s career were both traditional and solid – he began as an apprentice to a cabinet-maker. He refined his feel for and knowledge of Nordic design at the School of Design in Basel, the National College of Art and Design in Oslo and the Danish Design School in Copenhagen. Since 2001, Hanspeter Steiger has been running his own interior design and furniture design workshop in Zurich. In 2003 he won the Swiss Design Prize and an iF Top Ten Award for the Torsio chair.