1966 : born in Berlin.
1992 : graduated in industrial design, Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Braunschweig.
1990 - 1997 : YO creative answers : Carsten Gollnick & Gert Trauernicht, industrial Design.
1996 : honorary professor at the KIDP International Design University, Seoul, South Korea, design for Korean businesses.
1996-2000 : professor at the Muthesius Kunsthochschule, Kiel.
1997 : founded his own design agency in Hamburg.
2002 : art installation, Berlin.
Awards and prizes :
2007 : DDC Bronze Award 2007 for 'alpha', Cafina AG, Switzerland - IF Design Award 2007 for 'alpha', Cafina AG, Switzerland -
IF Design Award GOLD for 'Absolute', Solicut,Germany - Good Design Award Chicago for 'SQR', Carpet Concept - Red Dot Design Award for 'alpha', CAFINA AG, Switzerland - Red Dot Design Award for 'ply', CARPET CONCEPT.