Philippe Bestenheider was born in Sion, Switzerland, in 1971. In 1998 he graduated in architecture from Zürich Polytechnic and has worked for Swiss and US design studios.
In 2000 he achieved the Master in Industrial Design at the Domus Academy of Milan, where he has been invited as workshop leader. From 2001 until 2006 Bestenheider became Senior Designer at the Design studio of Patricia Urquiola in Milan working with several of important companies.
In 2006 he has been invited to participate at the Promosedia's event.