Nicolai Czumaj-Bront was born
in Chicago, IL in 1978, studied
Psychology and Philosophy
at Kent State University, Ohio
(1996-1999) and graduated in
Industrial Design at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1999-2002 BA in Industrial Design.)

In 2002, he began working for
the design and engineering
consultant group, DiMonte
Group in Aurora, IL. During that time he was lead product developer at Beoform. In 2005
he joined Haworth, Inc. Currently he is living in Berlin, Germany where he is part of the Haworth Global Design Studio.