Jasper Morrison

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Jasper Morrison
Maxistuhl Wingnut Chair von Jasper Morrison, in Weil am Rhein-Altweil, Lindenplatz.jpg
Chair designed by Jasper Morrison
Born 1959 (1959) (age 59)
Residence London, England
Nationality British
Occupation Industrial designer
Known for TW 2000, a Hanover light rail vehicle
TW 2000 designed by Jasper Morrison and Herbert Lindinger.

Jasper Morrison (born 1959) is an English product and furniture designer.

Morrison was born in London, England.[1] He was educated at Bryanston School. He received a Bachelor of Design degree from Kingston Polytechnic Design School in 1982 and a master's degree in Design from the Royal College of Art, London, in 1985. He also studied at the Berlin University of the Arts, formerly the Hochschule für Bildende Künste. In March 2007, he was awarded an honorary doctorate in design from Kingston University.[2]

Today, Morrison is one of a small group of industrial designers, together with his former students Konstantin Grcic, Hella Jongerius, Satyendra Pakhale and Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, who work on a global scale by using advanced technology to develop mass-manufactured products.[3]

Cover of the Icon Design magazine of February 2016, Arnoldo Mondadori Editore with Jasper Morrison.

References

  1. ^ "Biography".
  2. ^ "Designed for success". UK: Kingston University. 7 July 2009.
  3. ^ Rawsthorn, Alice (24 March 2014). "A Witty Designer's Time Travel". New York Times.

External links

  • Jasper Morrison Ltd
  • Information from the Design Museum
  • Interview
  • SCP Furniture information


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