Christine Schwarzer was born in Copenhagen in 1970, and trained as a furniture and industrial designer in Copenhagen and in Helsinki. After graduating in 1999 she has been designing furniture and products from her studio in Copenhagen – apart from a year spent designing in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, for a Danish furniture company. She also designs furniture for children together with her partner Anne Birgitte Balle for their company RoomMate. Schwarzer has participated in several exhibitions in Denmark, Sweden, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands. RoomMate has won the Design Plus Award.