Martin Ballendat’s work has been in demand internationally for more than 25 years. Therefor, the native Bochumer has already been awarded more than 100 times. He completed his design studies at the Folkwangschule in Essen. Today he manages studios in Austria and Germany. He employs a total of 18 people and designs furniture that is sold worldwide. There have been more than a million of its products been sold around the world. Incidentally, he is happy to pass on his recipe for success – as a lecturer and guest professor at the design colleges in Graz and Salzburg.