Born in Karlsruhe, Germany, near the Black Forest. After spending the first couple of years as furniture maker, Johannes Klein attended the 'University of Applied Sciences in Potsdam' and the 'Politecnico di Milano'. In collaboration with Vogt + Weizenegger, Berlin he participated in the international project 'DIM-The Imaginary Factory'. After graduation from University he transferred permanently to Milan in 2002, where he worked as Industrial Designer for Studio Terri Pecora. Now at Studio & Partners he plays a key role leading projects for clients from sectors such as architecture, productdesign, interior design, retail and lighting technology.