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 in 1996 where he attained a Diploma in Industrial Design. He founded his studio in 2003 and since then has worked in various fields ranging from furniture to tableware, accessories and industrial design, as well as exhibition design for companies like Authentics, Bosch TT, e15, Established and Sons, HAY, Moroso, Rosenthal, Thonet, Wilkhahn Vorwerk and others. Many of his products have received international design awards, among others the “Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland”, the “IF Gold award” and the “red dot best of the best award”. Since 2007 he is Professor for Industrial Design at the HFG Karlsruhe.
Diez works intensively with materials, technology and is passionate in his quest to fathom out their limitations. Together with his office they develop products that are precise, yet simple and above all are meant to meet human needs.