Catharina Lorenz born in Munich, Germany, studied industrial design at the University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt. After working in different international Design studios as Hollington Associates in London and Via 4 Design in Germany, she moves to Italy in 1995 and works with Sottsass Associati in Milan for four years. Catharina Lorenz founds her own studio in Milan in 2000.
One year later she is founding with Steffen Kaz the studio Lorenz+Kaz and since then the international multidisciplinary team is working in the fields of furniture design, industrial design, exhibition and interior design, brand installations and graphic design with a special focus on art direction.
Their work received several international awards including the Red Dot Best of Best Design Award, Germany, Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award USA, German De-sign Award Special Mention and furthermore their work is part of prestigious international exhibitions. Together they regularly give workshops at various international Universities.