Markus Jehs (born in 1965 in Stuttgart) and Jürgen Laub (born in 1964 in Ulm) are both industrial designers. They have met each other during the academic studies of industrial design at the 'Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwaebisch Gmuend' and became friends after an internship in New York in 1990. After graduating in 1992, two years later they decided to set up their own studio 'Jehs+Laub'.
From that time on they started to design furniture and lamps for Italian companies such as Cassina, Ycami, Nemo and year by year they expanded the cooperation with international brands like Thonet, Fritz Hansen, Belux, Renz, Stelton, Fambuena, Schoenbuch and Cor and MDF Italia.
For Mercedes-Benz they designed the master concept of the worldwide showrooms, numerous interior designs and exhibitions, such as the 'suite 606' at the world famous Icehotel in North Sweden. Jehs+Laub studio won many international awards, their projects have been shown in numerous exhibitions and they give lectures all over the world.