Björn Meier (* 1979) studied graphic design before switching to product design. After spending time at Trent University in Nottingham (UK) he graduated in product design from the University of the Arts Bremen in 2006. He founded his Berlin studio in 2007. In 2012 he collaborated with Till Grosch on the ophelis docks system. Since 2013 he is running the design studio Hidden Fortress together with Jan Maley and Ingo Strobel.