In 1993, Michael Schneider founded designschneider in Cologne and moved to Berlin in 2009. Designschneider is dedicated to product, furniture and exhibition design as well as trend research. It has an international client base and is committed to designing new products which are unique, beautiful and functional. Their vision of success is creating products that will be used and enjoyed on a daily basis. From the mid-90s, Michael devoted himself in education programs. He was invited to give lectures for Korea Institute of Design Promotion (KIDP), RWTH Aachen University (Faculty of Architecture), the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK) and the National Institute of Design in Ahmedabad, India. In recent years, he has attained professional qualification of the furniture sector in Egypt and conducted design trainings for Egyptian designers. His excellence in product design has been recognized by the Red Dot Design Award, the iF Product Design Award and other international awards for many times.