Konstantin Grcic was born in Munich, Germany in 1965. After training as a cabinet maker at Parnham College in England, he studied Design at the Royal College of Art in London. Since setting up his own design practice in Munich in 1991 he has developed furniture, products, and lighting for some European leading design companies. Konstantin Grcic creates industrial products widely described as simple, clear, and minimalist.
Grcic’s Mayday-lamp, produced by Flos, was selected into the permanent collection of the MoMA in New York and won the Compasso d’s Oro in 2001.