Leon Krier graduated at the University of Stuttgart in Germany in 1968 and worked in James Stirling’s architecture studio in London. He has taught at the Royal College in London and at Princeton University, was Jefferson Professor at the University of Virginia, and Davenport Professor at Yale University. In 1977 he won the Berlin Preis of Architecture, followed by the Jefferson Memorial Medal in 1985, and the Chicago AIA Award in 1987. He is the personal advisor to The Prince of Wales, for whom he drew up the master plan for the development of the town of Poundbury in Dorset. He has been designing furniture exclusively for Giorgetti since 1991.