Stefan Diez introduction to furniture design started in 1991 when for three years he worked as a cabinet maker. Diez went on to study at Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Stuttgart and founded his studio in Munich in 2003. Since then has worked in various fields of design for companies like Arita, Authentics, e15, Emu, Gandia Blasco, Hay, Moroso, Rosenthal, Thonet, Vibia, Wagner, Wilkhahn and others. Some of his products have received international design awards. Since 2018 Stefan Diez is Professor for Industrial Design at the Universität für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna. Diez works intensively with differetn materials and technologies and together with his office they develop products that are precise, yet simple and above all are meant to meet human needs.