Hee Welling and Gudmundur Ludvik both have deep roots in the Scandinavian design and crafts tradition. They met at the Danish Design School in Copenhagen and have since been sharing a studio. In 2010 they founded Welling/Ludvik to combine their efforts and improve their design even further. Hee Welling has a degree in furniture design from DDS. At the turn of the millennium Hee founded his own studio, which quickly became internationally renowned. Gudmundur Ludvik has a background as a carpenter and a sculptor from The Icelandic Academy of Arts. He also holds a degree in furniture design from DDS.