Gerard Vollenbrock (1949) lives and works in Arnhem and on the Greek island of Serifos. He studied graphic design at the Academy of Art and Industry in Enschede, and fine art at the Academy of Art in Arnhem. He has been working as a furniture designer since 1984 but in the period 1987-1992, he also taught furniture and interior design at the Minerva Academy in Groningen. His designs have been included in the collections of Gelderland, Castelijn, Leolux, Lande and Linteloo, among others. In 2009, Artifort introduced his chair Paco. Vollenbrock's motto is "clear simplicity in an elegant form”. His designs are largely determined by his mastery of the use of form, space and materials. Thanks to this, his designs remain eminently attractive and fit perfectly into the tradition of Dutch Design.