Laura Bilde Copenhagen, DenmarkLaura Bilde is a Danish designer who was awarded upcoming designer of the year at the 2016 Danish Design Awards. She has already made a name for herself in the world of design. Her designs are often recognized by her use of contrast between material and texture, as well as a distinctive minimalistic expression. The effortlessness of her finished pieces belies the work that has gone into them. Aesthetics and functionality are combined in the architectural candour, and simplicity of her designs. A source of inspiration for this young designer, are people and their everyday needs, which can be seen in her multifunctional designs.
Mae Engelgeer Amsterdam, Netherlands Textile design has always been at the heart of Dutch designer Mae Engelgeer’s work, from her high school days to her studies at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute and Sandberg Instituut. Since opening her own studio in 2013, she has nurtured her curiosity for the craft, experimenting within the existing boundaries of textile production to elevate old techniques to a modern stage.View The Collection
Simon Nygaard Copenhagen, Denmark Simon Nygaard has versatile creative mind. His work includes interior/ furniture design, graphic design and art. As an extend of the work as a designer Simon is the art director of the creative agency Wonderland, which he started up in 2011. Same year he published the first issue of the art-magazine Wonderland.
Mette Schelde Aarhus, DenmarkMette Schelde plays with the interactions between space and object. Since founding her studio in 2012, she has created furniture and architectural projects that focus on and experiment with form, function, quality and simplicity. She received the IF Concept Design Award (’14), the Up/Coming Award (’13), the Great Idea Award (’12), the FSC Design Award (’10) and the French Muuuz Award.
Faye Toogood London, United KingdomFaye Toogood is a British designer with academic training in the theory and practice of fine art, and a vocational background at the forefront of the magazine industry. Toogood’s objects are grouped together into her trademark numbered ‘Assemblages’. This allows her to avoid the standard and instead experiment with the materials and processes that dominate her thinking at a particular time. With each Assemblage, she engages not only with the products themselves, but also with the three-dimensional space in which they are exhibited. All of her pieces are handmade by small-scale fabricators and traditional artisans, with an honesty to the rawness and irregularity of the chosen material.
OS & OOSEindhoven, NetherlandsOscar Peet and Sophie Mensen at the Dutch design studio OS & OOS straddle the border between industrial-functional design and autonomous objects. Both 2009 graduates of the Design Academy Eindhoven, their work spans the space between concept, rationalisation and final aesthetic objective.
Ludvig StormCopenhagen, DenmarkLudvig Storm's work encompasses product design, graphic design and decoration. He crafts objects that actively engage with and alter the spaces they inhabit. His finished products are challenging and edgy, and you get the feeling he follows his own rules.
Yota KakudaTokyo, JapanBorn in Japan in 1979, Yota Kakuda moved to London in 2003, where he gained experience in design studios including Shin and Tomoko Azumi and Ross Lovegrove, and earned his MA at the Royal College of Art, Design Products under Ron Arad and Sir Kenneth Grange, on scholarship from the Japanese government. He returned to Tokyo in 2008 and joined MUJI as a product designer. In 2011 he established YOTA KAKUDA DESIGN in Tokyo, where he works in a variety of design fields, for both international and domestic clients. He obtained major design awards including the iF Design Award and Good Design Award, and was selected as one of the finalists for the Hublot Design Prize 2016, becoming...
Lemon South AfricaLemon is a multi-disciplinary design studio specializing in the fields of product and graphic design. Our team, which consists of illustrators, artists, photographers and designers, focuses on continuous experimentation with concepts and materials, which is underpinned by a considered approach to our craft. We have a particular interest and fascination with furniture, print and wallpaper design.
Tom Chung Toronto, Canada Tom Chung is an independent industrial designer who established his eponymous studio in 2016. Based in Toronto the studio maintains a focus on material objects and interior space with an emphasis on experience. Forming a unique design process which combines contemporary culture and local industry, the studio creates context driven industrial design pieces for domestic, institutional and public environments.