Born 1968 in Starnberg and raised in Italy, the designer studied design at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and graduated with distinction in 1994 from the master class of Ron Arad. Between 1997 and 2000 Horner gained experience in renowned design offices in Paris and Milan. For more than four years Christian Horner has been designing numerous pieces of furniture for the Austrian office ourniture company Bene. The quality of his designs with their elegant lines and unique form has been recognised on numerous occasions with international awards and prizes for innovation. In 2000, he founded "Soda Designers" Design Office together with Nada Nasrallah, working for "Fontana Arte", "MDF Italia", "Rapsel", "Ligne Roset" und "Wittmann".