Designer Mark Braun was born in 1975 in Gehrden, Germany. After training as a carpenter, he studied industrial design at the Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, the Design Academy Eindhoven and the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle. In 2006, he opened his eponymous design studio in Berlin. Minimalist and refined, the designer’s work gives elegance and clarity to essential forms. Mark Braun has collaborated with many renowned brands, including Nomos Glashütte and Mono, to create designs that range from furniture and lighting to watches and flatware. He has received many prestigious awards for his work, including the German Design Award, Red Dot Design Award, iF Design Award, and Good Design Award. Mark Braun currently lives and works in Berlin.