Markus Jehs (born in 1965 in stuttgart) and Jürgen Laub ( born in 1964 in ulm) had met each other during their time studying industrial design at the Ochschule Für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmuend and became friends after an internship in New York in 1990. After they graduated in 1992 they set up jehs + laub in 1994 and from that time on they started to design furniture and lamps for Italian companies such as Cassina, Ycami and Nemo. Year by year they expanded the cooperation with international brands like Cassina, Fritz Hansen, Knoll International, Renz, Stelton, Davis, Schönbuch, Cor and Wilkhahn. For Mercedes-Benz they designed the master concept of the worldwide showrooms, numerous interior designs and exhibitions, such as the, Suite 606 at the world famous Icehotel in north sweden. Jehs+Laub won many international awards, their projects have been shown in numerous exhibitions and they give lectures all over the world.