Tom Fischer was originally a chef, working in established restaurants, some of which were Michelin star. Then, he studied design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Nuremberg.
Tom Fischer began collaborating with Nils Holger Moormann in 2004, working on book shelving and configuration furniture. With Nils Holger Moormann, Fischer designed the Buchabler.
In 2008, Tom Fischer founded and established his own design studio and label named Fischerundfritze - based in Nuremberg, Germany. Fischerundfritze creates and develops furniture products which are bespoke and unique in form.