Ulrike Jurklies /  mo man tai

07.11.1975 born in Trostberg / Germany

1995 trained as carpenter  in Freudenstadt / Germany

2000 Dipl. Industrial Designer at FH München /Germany

since 2000 owner / designer of mo man tai

lives in Eindhoven / The Netherlands


mo man tai was founded by industrial designer Ulrike Jurklies in 2000. Of German origin, she first finished an apprenticeship in furniture making before studying industrial design in Munich. During her studies and after her graduation she worked in Hong Kong. Here she decided to start her own brand. In 2004 she moved to the Netherlands where the company is now located.