Charles Polin, born 1951 in Zurich, studied industrial design and interior decoration in Zurich. His professor and mentor was the Swiss design pioneer Willy Guhl. After studies Polin began his collaboration with renowned designers and architects, amongst them Bruno Rey. Together with Rey he developed numerous award-winning furniture pieces for companies such as Hiller Objektmöbel, Kusch + Co or Plank GmbH. For Dietiker the successful team designed the Patron restaurant chair as well as the Quadro stacking chair. Today Charles Polin is a freelance designer and specialises in seating furniture in public and private areas. No matter whether he realises chairs for convention halls or armchairs for living rooms, his goal is to create quality of life with every design.