Stefan Diez, born 1971 in Freising (Germany). After taking courses in architecture and a carpenter, he studied industrial design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart. From 1996 to 2002 he was assistant from Richard Sapper, later in Munich from Konstantin Grcic. In January 2003, he opened his own studio in Munich. He works in the areas including product and exhibition design Authentics, Biegel, Flötotto, Merten, Moroso, Schönbuch, Thonet and Wilkhahn. His work has won numerous awards, including several Red Dot awards, iF product design awards and special prizes for material innovations. Stefan Diez was and is represented in numerous exhibitions in museums and in exhibitions. He is considered one of the most promising and innovative designer of the younger generation in Germany, already enjoys a high international reputation.