Stefan Diez is a German industrial designer based in Munich. The son of a cabinetmaker, he received his first training at home, and his approach to design is always firmly rooted in the workshop, where he indulges his passion for material experimentation. A graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Stuttgart, he founded his own studio in 2003 with a futuristic approach that advocates for the creation of durable, quality products that will be used for generations. Diez is an exacting designer and a strong generator of ideas who is rigorous in his quest to understand the true practicalities of furniture production. His products have received international acclaim, including the iF Gold Award and the Red Dot Best of Design award.