With a heritage of woodworking, Stefan Diez started his design career as a fine cabinet maker in Germany. He attended the State Academy of Fine Arts in Stuttgart, under the guidance of Richard Sapper. After his studies he moved to Munich, working under the contemporary industrial designer Konstantin Grcic.
Diez founded his own studio in 2002, since creating acclaimed furniture, lighting and home accessories. His work is also produced by global furniture manufacturers, including HAY, Thonet, and Rosenthal.