"My grand parents had a furniture store my mother was an actress and my father a jazz-musician and a publicity expert. Very active people with lively social engagements mixed with business travelling nature artist life and all in harmony. In addition I was a bookworm and really fascinated by modern architecture and foreign cultures. I spent my time reading and drawing more likely than playing with other kids.

/../ Even if I have been fairly content with most of the things in my life I have a great need to break up the boundaries and to confront the unknown and unfamiliar. I like to expose myself to different kinds of information. As a contrast I just enjoy the comfort of silence".

/ CH in the TEMPI interview 2002