Konstantin Grcic (*1965) was trained as a cabinet maker at The John Makepeace School for Craftsmen in Wood before studying Design at the Royal College of Art in London. He set up his office in Munich in 1991. Today Konstantin Grcic Design is based in Berlin. The office is active in several fields ranging from industrial design projects, exhibition design and architectural collaborations. Amongst his renowned clients are Cassina, ClassiCon, Kettal, Magis, Nespresso, Plank, Smart, Vitra etc... He is the recipient of numerous awards such as the Compasso d`Oro for his MAYDAY lamp (Flos), the MYTO chair (Plank) and the OK lamp (Flos). Work by Konstantin Grcic forms part of the permanent collections of the world´s most important design museums (a.o. MoMA/New York, Centre Georges Pompidou/Paris). His work is characterised by a careful research into the history of art, design and architecture and his passion for technology and materials.