Kasper Salto was born in Copenhagen (Denmark) on February 14, 1967. Graduated cabinet making in 1988. Masterpiece honoured with a silver medal. Graduated in 1994 from the Danish Design school. As a student, he had one semester at Art Center, college of design (Schwitzerland). 1994 - 98, he worked for designer Rud Thygesen, a famous Danish designer in the field of furniture. At that time he met Peter Staerk: their friendship would have a deep influence on his professional life. In 1997, he designed the Runner chair for Peter Staerk who made the chair famous in Denmark, but also abroad. In 1998, he got he's own studio. He works for the Company's Fritz Hansen, DubaB8, Engelbrechts and Lightyears. Salto has received a number of design awards for his work, lately the The Furniture Prize 2003, Engelhardts Mindelegat 2005, Lis Ahlmanns hæderslegat 2008 and last The Finn Juhl Prize 2010.
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