Bertjan Pot was born in Nieuwleusen, the Netherlands in 1975 and graduated from Man and Identity at the Design Academy Eindhoven in 1998. He is a famous designer who is now living in Rotterdam. When designing he focuses on mainly the production process and materials. He makes great use of the computer with his work and believes that the way a product feels is just as important as the products appearance. He claims all his designs come from
These have been displayed in Pot's many group and solo exhibitions since 2000. His designs have landed him awards such as the Elle Deco award in 2005 for best in seating, the Dutch design prize in 2007 for interior design for one of his slim tables, which also picked up the IF gold award in the same year and the Woonbuers in in 2012.