He was born in Munich in 1965. After training at the John Makepeace school for wood craftsmen and design studies at the Royal College of Art in London, in 1991 he opened his own studio in Munich. Today Konstantin Grcic Design is based in Berlin. The studio is active in various fields ranging from industrial design projects, exhibition design and architectural collaborations. Many of its products have received prestigious awards, including the prestigious Compasso d'Oro and are part of the permanent collections of the most important design museums in the world.