Eckhoff is a versatile designer and the creator of several design classics. He was educated as a potter at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts. Eckhoff has worked with numerous materials throughout the years and has designed everything from porcelain and keys to cutlery and furniture. Several of his works have won awards, and he has received Lunningprisen, Jacobprisen and Klassikerprisen.
The stacking chair Ana, which Eckhoff designed for RBM in 1980, has been produced in several million copies. Other successful products designed by Eckhoff are silver cutlery for Georg Jensen and keys for TrioVing.
In addition to the Ana chair, Thias Eckhoff has designed the Bella chair for RBM. Both chairs prove that good design is timeless.