After completing his initial professional training as an architectural draughtsman, Moritz Schmid (born in 1976) studied product design at the Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst in Basel. On graduating, he worked for four years as a designer in the studio of Alfredo Häberli before founding his own studio in Zurich in 2008. Since then, Moritz Schmid has been active in various design fields, from furniture and product design to exhibition design. He realises projects for companies, galleries and cultural institutions including Atelier Pfister, Glassworks Edition, Glas Trösch, Kvadrat, Röthlisberger and the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich. A number of his works have been honoured with design awards and acquired by the design collection of the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich.