Wolfgang C.R. Mezger (born 1951 in Germany) trained as a typographer and studied design at the University of Applied Sciences in Schwäbisch Gmünd. Even during his course of studies the later repeatedly awarded designer won the Braun Prize. After his university education he was active for two years as a freelancer in the Office Prof. Nick Roericht in Ulm. In 1983, Mezger founded his own design office, which has its registered office in Göppingen near Stuttgart since 2007. Mezger has collaborated with several manufacturers including Allermuir, Artifort, Brunner, Davis Furniture, Dietiker, Draenert, Interlübke, Potocco, Walter K., and Wilkhahn.