Florian Asche is a product designer that focuses his work on using high-value materials in a minimalist design. Born in Germany in 1963, Asche started his career as a tailor’s apprentice in Frankfurt before moving on to study product design at the Central St. Martin’s College of Art and Design in London. In 1995, along with Philipp Mainzer, Asche founded e15 Design. He served as the managing director, focusing on establishing the brand, before transitioning to sales. In 2006, he followed his desire to return to creating his own products and exited e15. In 2007 he established Asche + Unkelbach, a furniture design company that partnered with April Allterior furniture, where they created modern outdoor furniture.