Jozeph Forakis was born in New York City. He received a Bachelors degree in industrial design from Rhode Island School of Design and a Masters in industrial design from the Domus Academy. In 1993 he established the Milan-based "Studio Forakis". His work has been featured in many publications and exhibited in several museums including the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, the Tokyo Gas Showroom, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.