Janusz Kapusta was born in Zalesie, Poland. Since 1981 Kapusta lived in New York. His works have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Nature and other publications. In 1985 Janusz Kapusta discovered a new geometrical shape, an eleven faced polyhedron, which he called the K-dron. He has exploited the use of the K-dron in many of his works and has presented many K-dron exhibitions. In 2017, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki chose K-dron for the logo of innovative Poland.