Simon Husslein

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Simon Husslein designs products and spaces. He develops furniture and watches, designs interior architecture and scenography, and advises brands on design matters. Born in Werneck, Germany in 1976, he studied industrial design at Darmstadt University of Applied Science and obtained a Masters at the Royal College of Art in London. He realised projects in Tokyo, London, Shanghai and Zurich, and taught at various universities such as Tongji University in Shanghai. Simon Husslein was a Creative Director at the Hannes Wettstein Studio from 2008 to 2014. In 2015, he set up his own studio in Zurich focusing on design and scenography. He has been a professor of Interior Architecture at the Geneva School of Art and Design – HEAD since 2017.


Simon Husslein has received numerous international design awards. He is already a two-time winner of the Red Dot Design Award, Best of the Best. His other awards include the if Design Award in Gold, the German Design Award in Gold and he came in first place for the Uhr des Jahres (Watch of the Year). He has been a regular member of the Red Dot Design Award jury since 2017, and a member of the Foundation of the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève Academy since 2021.


Husslein’s work is known for its precision and coherence, underpinned by a technical know-how and experience at the highest level. The focal drive of each project is maintaining the coherent harmony of form, colour and structure. Simon Husslein’s ethos revolves around extensive experimentation in order to unfurl and release the poetry that lies within objects and spaces.

Portrait de Simon Husslein