Born in Soest, The Netherlands, Jurgen Bey studied at the design Academy in Eindhoven. In 1990 he opened Konings and Bey, designing public spaces, interiors and applied art such as the exhibition design of the Droog collection at the Kunsthal in Rotterdam. In 1998 he launched Studio Jurgenbey.
His work includes the design for the backdrop of Jean-Paul Gaultier’s 2004 women’s summer collection show, product design for Swarovski, interior design for an HSL high-speed train, and a nine-metre long city bench for Tokyo.
He has been awarded the 2005 Prins Bernard Cultuurfonds Award, the Harrie Tillie Award from Stedelijk Museum, Roermond and the Interior Award 2003 from Lensvelt/de Architect, for his meeting room for the Interpolis company.