Christian Ploderer was born 1956 in Vienna. He began 1979 and studied at the Academy for Applied Arts in Vienna, and graduated 1985 in Industrial Design.
He worked first as a creative consulting and than as a technical director for Vest lamps, in Vienna.
Since 2006 he established the design office, calling "Christian Ploderer Gmbh", in Vienna. The product portfolio consists of various projects in architectural lighting and designs for luminaries, Collections for Vest and Prandina.