Bernhard Dessecker was born in Munich in 1961. He studied interior architecture and from 1983 to 1984 worked at Studio Morsa in New York. In 1984 he moved to Munich where he works as a freelance designer collaborating with the design team of Ingo Maurer. His work with Ingo Maurer includes the designs Trybeca launched in 1989, Swingading in 1993, Lucetto in 1995, Stand Up For Your Light in 1998, Johnny B. Good in 2002, and Prototype and Knueller in 2004.