Kai Stania was born 1965 in Salzburg and starts his Architecture studies 1987 on the Technical University of Vienna. Parallel to his architecture studies he starts 1990 at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna his studies of industrial design. Already 1993 he moves to London to take project leadership in Ron Arad Studio. 1996 he finishes his architecture studies with distinction and becomes Assistant Professor at the Technical University of Vienna. In the perfect symbiosis between aesthetic and functionality lies the strength of the Viennese Designer Kai Stania. The proof how perfect he understands his craft is a row of national and international design awards he receives already in young years like the nomination of the German Design Award, the IF Design Award, the Red Dot Award or the selection of the 10 best Austrian furniture pieces.