After training as a cabinet-maker Jörg Boner studied design at the Schule für Gestaltung Basel. In 2001 he founded his own studio Jörg Boner productdesign in Zurich. Jörg Boner designs lighting, furniture and items of everyday use. In his work he explores innovation in technology and functionality, at the same time striving for beauty and elegance in his designs. He has been teaching at ECAL and was awarded the Swiss Grand Prix Design in 2011.