Born in 1965 Steffen Schmelling is based in Copenhage, Denmark. He was educated at the Danish Design School in 1990 and has worked as an independent designer since 1991.
Steffen Schmelling has designed not only for Bang & Olufsen but also for international companies such as Samsung, Nestlé and Velux.
He currently works as owner/CEO of the Schmelling Industrial Design ApS.
He was awarded the 2008 iF Design Award for his design of the Samsung WEP420 Bluetooth headset and charging cradle. He has also created kitchen products for which he was awarded a 2007 Red Dot Award. His designs are included in the permanent collection at the Danish Museum of Art and Design.