Alfredo Häberli was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1964. He moved to Switzerland in 1977 and studied at the Höhere Schule für Gestaltung in Zurich, where he graduated with distinction in Industrial Design in 1991. Today, he is an internationally established designer based in Zurich and is working for some of the leading companies of the international design industry such as Alias, BD Barcelona, BMW, Camper, FSB, Georg Jensen, Iittala, Kvadrat, Luceplan, Moroso, Schiffini and Vitra. He manages to unite tradition with innovation, joy, and energy in his designs and his work is strongly influenced by his early childhood in Argentina as well as his curiosity and studies in everyday life. The results are works with a strong expression and emotionality.