Alfred Kleene is a successful German designer. In 1983, together with Gabriele Assmann he opened his own design studio for furniture- and product design. Their objective has always been conceptual development of modern furniture for the areas living, office and exhibition. Amongst their clients are COR, Erpo, WK.
In 1993 Kleene and Assmann designed for Rosenthal the upholstered furniture »Siwa« and the coffee table »Tournee«.