Burkhard Vogtherr was born in Germany where he served an apprenticeship as a cabinet maker. He then studied at the School of Industrial Design in Kassel and Wuppertal, graduating in 1967. He started working as a freelance designer In 1972.
At his design studio in Mulhouse in France he and his team of designers develop new models for clients such as Fritz Hansen, Rolf Benz, Cappellini, Davis Furniture USA, Klöber and Arflex, ROSENTHAL.
In 2000 Burkhard Vogtherr designed the Frame Bench for ARCO, which was a major success. This was followed by intensive collaboration. He has won various awards for his designs. More detailed information about Burkhard Vogtherr can be found at