Aleksej Iskos was born in 1965 in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Studied architecture at Kharkiv State Technical University of Construction and Architecture and later theory of education in art and crafts at the Kharkiv State Pedagogic University. Moved to Denmark in 1991. Graduated from Institute of Industrial Design at Danmarks Designskole (The Danish School of Design) in 1996. From 1999 employed at Komplot Design, Copenhagen. Initiated the design group Light Stories that held numerous exhibitions and events in Scandinavia and Europe during 1997-2001. Member of SE furniture design association from 1997, participating in annual exhibitions at Danish Museum of Art & Design and Danish Design Centre. In 2001 received 3 years grant from the State Art Council. Various works are included in the collection of Danish Museum of Art & Design and the Danish State Art Council collection.