Born in Romania, Kristian was interested in designing clothing and photography from an early age. He studied fashion design when he finished school with Vivienne Westwood, who had a very strong influence on him. She took Kristian to Paris, exposed him the world and atmosphere of fashion. After 5 years of studying he developed a passion for photography.
After traveling around the world as a photographer he made Paris his home, spending the majority of his working time in London. His work has been included photographs for magazines such as Vogue Hellas, Harper’s Bazaar, Stiefelkonig and Vogue Gioiello, photographing models including Gisele Buendchen, Amber Arbucci and Heidi Klum. In 2004, Kristian’s photographic work was featured on the front cover of Duran Duran’s Astronaut album.