Kasper Salto (born 1967 in Copenhagen, Denmark) studied industrial design at Copenhagen's Danish Design School in 1989 before completing a semester at the Art Center in Switzerland. He trained as a cabinet maker under Jorgen Wolff in Denmark from 1985 to 1988. He has created a number of well-known chair designs that include the Runner chair which launched his career. In 2004, Kasper Salto founded the design company Salto & Sigsgaard with architect Thomas Sigsgaard, creating interiors and products. Over the course of his career, Salto's work has earned a number of honors including the prestigious French award, Le Grand Prix du Design.