Nina Mair was born in 1978 in Austria and studied architecture at the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Florence and at Leopold Franzens University in Innsbruck. In 2006, she founded the design studio Pudelskern together with Horst Philipp and Georg Öhler. Since 2012, Mair has been working as a product designer and interior designer at her own office in Innsbruck. With her interdisciplinary team of designers and architects, she realises projects for international premium brands and private clients. For her, the rural alpine region is both home and inspiration. She considers her work to be successful when she manages to emotionally touch people.