Film and the arts have been a formative influence on the creative world of Christoph Hauf. Having spent his schooldays in Pennsylvania, he returned to Germany, where he studied product design at the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design. He then gained professional experience as an intern in Berlin and in assistant roles in Karlsruhe. He later began taking on freelance projects and partnering various customers in the interior design business. For Schönbuch, Christoph Hauf has created the LEAN mirror.