Tino Valentinitsch (born in 1972) studied industrial design in Essen, Germany. During his studies he worked in Milan for the co-founder of “Memphis” Aldo Cibic and drew the first designs for Koziol. In addition to work for the avant-garde sportswear label Y-3 he also designed perfume bottles for Versace as well as shoes, bags and home accessories for Helmut Lang. Since working at the New York agency Pandiscio Co. Tino Valentinitsch has concentrated on the area of luxury product & brand design. He creates brands, designs furniture, consumer goods and packaging as well as interiors and exhibitions. Tino Valentinitsch designed his "Lockenschale" ("Curls Bowl") for the Wiener Silber Manufactur in 2011.