Born in Tromsø in 1975. In 1999 Kristian obtained the diploma at Wolff dekorasjon og Reklameskole (now WSC: Westerdals School of communication). In 2000 he started his activity as a freelance exhibition designer
and in 2003 achieved to get the bachelor degree in Industrial design at Danmarks Designskole in Copenhagen, which was followed in 2006 by the Master degree in Industrial design at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design.

The "P. Kristian" brand was selected to participate at the Salone Satellite in 2007 and 2008 and has its main focus on furniture and lighting design.