Fürstenberg has worked with the material Solid Surface for more than 20 years,
Surface is a composit material which consist of 70 percent ATH (aluminium
trihydrate) and 30 percent polymers, and it has a quality quite similar to
the year 2000 Solid Surface was only made as simple plates, under trade mark
plates were made in USA, and imported to Europe where carpenter firms could use
and refine them.
1998 Svein Fürstenberg started his work towards developing a new generation of
the Solid Surface material.
came across a new process which enables small scale production of the material.
By casting Solid Surface from raw-materials it is possible to create a Solid
Surface product by the costumers design.
this new production method Fürstenberg founded the Solid Surface production
company AmfiTop, and in 2000 he started a Solid Surface factory in
East-Germany, producing worktops, sinks and furniture.
2011 the production was moved to Riga, Latvia, and focused mainly towards
offshore and hotel markets.
2013 Fürstenberg started developing the now patented prefabricated
bathroom-floors casted in Solid Surface, mainly for ships and hotels purpose.
Fürstenberg lives with his family in Bergen, Norway.