Born in St. Gallen, Switzerland, Ubald Klug studied interior design at the Zurich College of Art, before working both in Zurich and Helsinki. From 1958-60, Ubald Klug lived in Paris, worked with the sculptor François Stahly, and attended lectures by Jean Prouvé. Klug subsequently worked for Troesch Sanitär in Bern, where he developed numerous kitchen furniture programmes and the Bellino wash basin, before in 1966 he moved back to Paris, where he opened his own office for architecture, interior design and design. Here he worked for several years as a designer for the advertising and design agency Mafia and was particularly responsible for designs in the context of exhibitions, presentations, and trade fairs, until from 1972 he began his independent work as interior architect and designer. The innovative interior architect is still working on projects for exhibitions, showrooms, shops, and restaurants in addition to designing furniture, watches, ceramics, textiles and glass articles, as well as products for the aircraft industry. Ubald Klug has received a number of international design prizes, including the iF Top Ten Award for his Shell cabinet.