Born in Stockholm, Sweden, 1979. In 2003 Markus graduated from the BA course at Danish School of Design and in 2006 he completed the MA course in product design at the Royal College of Art. After and in between studies Markus has been working for practices like Uglycute (Stockholm), Michael Marriott (London), Atelier Bow Wow (Tokyo) and most recently for London based Skene Catling de la Pena Architects.

Since 2008 Markus is working part time for himself with design commissions within furniture, interiors and buildings.