Gerard van den Berg born as the son of a Dutch furniture manufacturer. His artistic gift was developed further at an early age by a period of training with a painter. At the secondary technical school in Rotterdam he received a technical education in furniture manufacturing. His career as a chair designer began in his father's business. As co-founder of Montis, he was associated with our company for many years as joint managing director and permanent designer. He resigned from these positions in 1990 and has since set up on his own. One of the most important prizes he has received is the Kho Liang Ie first prize for his total work. His work is characterized by its simple yet versatile design.
Gerard van den Berg
"My technical knowledge makes an essential contribution to my artistic creativity."