Leon RansmeierNew York, USABorn in New York in 1979, Leon Ransmeier graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2001. He established Ransmeier Inc., a New York based industrial design practice in 2010. Notable projects include the Chiaro chair for Mattiazzi, the AGL Table Group for Herman Miller, and the Revolver Bar Stool for HAY. Ransmeier’s collaboration with industry often results in subtle interventions into the way we perceive and use things, enabling his designs to support the complexity of daily life through clear and informed interactions. His designs have been exhibited at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, as well as in the 2010 and 2006 Design Triennials at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York....
Mist-oMilan, Italy / Tokyo, JapanMist-o is an Italian / Japanese industrial design studio. Established in 2012 by Noa Ikeuchi and Tommaso Nani, is based in Tokyo and Milan. The studio is a bridge across Europe and Asia and the work ranges from the design of furniture and small objects to spatial arrangements, from limited editions to industrial scale. Tommaso and Noa divide their lives between Japan and Italy working between the two countries. Even if their background is very different they found a common ground in the constant research to simplify the expression, combining their interest for lightness and delicacy with a rigorous and industrial-driven approach. View The List-o Collection
Keiji TakeuchiFukuoka, JapanBorn in Fukuoka, Japan in 1977, Milan-based Keiji Takeuchi graduated with a bachelor in product design in New Zealand and also did his scholar study at ENSCI / Les Ateliers in Paris during 1999. In 2005 he began as a designer at iconic Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa's studio. After working at Fukasawa’s office in Tokyo for 7 years, he moved to Milan and set up Fukasawa’s European satellite office In 2014, Takeuchi started freelancing in addition to working for Fukasawa eventually leading the the establishment of his own studio in Milan. View the Keiji Takeuchi Collection
Jin KuramotoTokyo, JapanJIN KURAMOTO STUDIO was founded in Tokyo in 2008 by Jin Kuramoto. It engages in various product design development such as furniture, home electric appliances, daily necessities by approach to introduce the essence of things into by clear formative expression. the studio has received numerous IF Design awards, Good Design awards, and Red Dot Design Awards.
Steffan MarxBerlin, GermanyStefan Marx is a Berlin based artist. His work is drawing based and exhibited internationally. His artist books are published by Nieves, Rollo-Press, and Christoph Keller Editions/JRP Ringier – beside these releases he publishes regulary by himself. All Smallville Records releases are visually defined by Marx’ drawings. Since 2017 he works with the Berlin based porcelain manufacture KPM on various projects, he has lectured widely and taught Drawing at the Bauhaus University in Weimar. View the Steffan Marx Collection
Peter J. LassenCopenhagen, Denmark Peter J. Lassen is the man behind Montana, whose simple and functional designs have become classics. From a career as a naval officer, Peter J. Lassen switched to the furniture industry in 1954 and worked with the architects Arne Jacobsen, Jørn Utzon, Piet Hein and Verner Panton for many years. His association with these architects can be seen clearly in the clean lines of his design. He founded Montana Furniture A/S in Hårby, on the Danish island of Funen in 1982. Peter J. Lassen was a member of the board for Montana Furniture A/S and took an active role in the marketing and production development decisions until he passed away in 2019. View The Peter J. Lassen Collection...
Claesson Koivisto RuneStockholm, SwedenClaesson Koivisto Rune is a Swedish architectural partnership, founded in Stockholm, in 1995, by Mårten Claesson, Eero Koivisto and Ola Rune. It started as an architectural firm, but has since become an internationally-acclaimed, multi-disciplinary office with an equal emphasis on both architecture and design.Founded Smaller Objects in 2015. View The Claesson Koivisto Rune Collection
StillebenCopenhagen, Denmark Like the art phenomenon it derives its name from, the design duo Stilleben (’still life’) represents a combination of elements that come together in a harmonious whole. Ditte Reckweg and Jelena Nordentoft have achieved the same harmonious resonance. The two ceramicists met at The Danish Design School, and shortly after graduation they had the idea for the shop Stilleben, which carries carefully selected craft and design objects for the table, the home and the wardrobe. Today, Stilleben is a trend-setting and internationally recognised gallery in the heart of Copenhagen, driven by a clear sense of aesthetic, quality and passion. View The Stilleben Collection
Verner PantonCopenhagen, DenmarkVerner Panton is considered one of Denmark's most influential 20th-century furniture and interior designers, not to mention one of the most avant-gardes. During his career, he created innovative and futuristic designs in a variety of materials and in vibrant, exotic colours. See The Verner Panton Collection
Egon Eiermann Potsdam, GermanyWhen the German architect and designer Egon Eiermann (1904-1970) first made his name internationally at the Brussels World Exhibition with eight glass and steel pavilions created in collaboration with the Bauhaus architect Sep Ruf, he has already been on of the leading German architects. Before and during as well as after the war, he contributed to the construction of buildings of great importance for his country and his age. He became especially wellknown for the building of the new Gedächtnis-Kirche in Berlin, which became a symbol of West Berlin in the post-war years. Egon Eiermann was a perfectionist to the smallest detail, and like several of his contemporary designers, he also created the interior for several of...