Florian Schmid, born in 1984, studied Industrial Design at the University of Munich. While still a student, he was an intern at Raw-Edges Design Studio in London and Schlagheck Design in Munich. Before embarking on his studies, he completed an apprenticeship in advertising and marketing at Munich´s Wächter & Wächter advertising agency and worked as a graphic designer for Studentenwerk München. He opened its own Design Studio straight after graduating and is now based in London.
His works were exhibited among others at London´s Design Festival, during the BODW in Hong Kong, at the D3 Contest Design Talents in Cologne and at the Fuori Salone in Milan. He received already several awards and his works have been acquired by various design collections. Florian has recently been nominated for the German Design Award 2013 Newcomer.