After completing his studies in Industrial Design at the University of Applied Sciences in Graz, Austria in 2000, Scherr worked on designs for companies such as Philips Design Eindhoven, Almdudler, Rauch fruit juices and Red Bull. He has been working with Bene for several years (seating furniture, caddies and room partitioning systems). From 2002 to 2008, he and Stephan Breier ran the studio "Element Design" in Vienna. In autumn 2008, he founded his own office, "Johannes Scherr Design" which, in addition to its own projects, also leads the design department at the Benelli Group in Pesaro, Italy. At the same time, Scherr is an instructor at the University for Art and Industrial Design in Linz, Austria, as well as the University of Applied Sciences in Salzburg in Kuchl, and he delivers guest lectures on industrial design at the University of Applied Sciences for Industrial Design in Graz and the New Design University in St.Pölten. Johannes Scherr runs a design firm in Vienna and works for international companies in the areas of transportation, furniture, product and packaging design.