Sylvain Willenz was born in Brussels in 1978 and has lived in the US, Belgium and in the UK. He studied MA Design Products at the Royal College of Art in London, graduating in 2003. In 2004, Sylvain opened his Design Office, based in Brussels. His design approach is characterised by a clear inquisitiveness for products, industry and processes. With his team he has worked on various projects ranging from lighting to products, IT electronics and furniture.