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 60)
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.[citation needed] 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]

Morrison, along with former students Konstantin Grcic, Hella Jongerius, Satyendra Pakhale and Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, works to develop mass-manufactured products.[3]

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

Morrison's belief in creating unpretentious products that "do their job without messing up the atmosphere" reflects in each of his unique designs. In 1998, he began a longstanding relationship with FLOS and his iconic Glo-Ball lamps are among the company's bestselling lighting designs.[4]

Bibliography

  • Morrison, Jasper (1997). A Book of Spoons. Imschoot. ISBN 9789072191854. OCLC 41423606.
  • Morrison, Jasper; Ganseforth, Heinrich (1997). A New Tram for Hannover - Design: Jasper Morrison. Gebr. Mann. ISBN 9783786122487. OCLC 75902074.
  • Morrison, Jasper (1998). A World Without Words (2nd ed.). Lars Müller. ISBN 9783907044827. OCLC 456768503.
  • Boyer, Charles-Arthur; Morrison, Jasper; Zanco, Federica (1999). Jasper Morrison. Dis voir. ISBN 9782906571730. OCLC 757671494.
  • Morrison, Jasper (2002). Jasper Morrison: Everything but the Walls. Lars Müller. ISBN 9783907078440. OCLC 469426651.
  • Morrison, Jasper; Mauderli, Laurence (2006). Jasper Morrison: Répertoire pour une forme: Carrara tables. B. Chauveau. ISBN 9782915837100. OCLC 470651351.
  • Fukasawa, Naoto; Morrison, Jasper (2007). Super Normal: Sensations of the Ordinary. Lars Müller. ISBN 9783037781067. OCLC 804331139.
  • Boysson, Bernadette de; Morrison, Jasper (2012). Jasper Morrison au musée. B. Chauveau. ISBN 9782915837582. OCLC 888838417.
  • Morrison, Jasper; Olivares, Jonathan; Verlardi, Marco (2014). Source Material: A Project by Morrison, Olivares & Velardi. Vitra Design Museum. ISBN 9783931936976. OCLC 967841666.
  • Morrison, Jasper (2014). The Good Life: Perceptions of the Ordinary. Lars Müller. ISBN 9783037784235. OCLC 884953735.
  • ——— (2015). A Book of Things. Lars Müller. ISBN 9783037784631. OCLC 1023259812.
  • ——— (2017). The Hard Life. Lars Müller. ISBN 9783037785140. OCLC 992532936.

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.
  4. ^ "Creative Lighting designs by Jasper Morrison".

External links

  • Official website


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