Nicolai Czumaj-Bront was born
in Chicago 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. and is currently part of the Industrial Design Studio in Holland MI.
Nicolai Czumaj-Bront believes
that design is life. Design is the beauty that we see and the passion that we feel. It tells meaningful stories, shows that we care, and tries to inspire.
Design asks us to challenge ideas and to solve problems thoughtfully. Design is not about following trends but creating them, “Design is everything.”