Christine Birkhoven was born in Santiago de Chile 1979. From 1997 until 2009 she lived with intervals of time in Germany and Spain, now living in Zurich, Switzerland.

Since 2004, several works in the fields of Research, Sustainability and Product Design. Christine works as independent designer and had participated in several exhibitions in Milan, Zurich, Lausanne, Cologne, London, Santiago de Chile, among others.

Christine is also a co-founder of the design collective Postfossil, a collective of designers who create and produce objects for the home in the context of the resources problematic and in light of the postfossil era.