Ross Lovegrove



 

Designer Profile


Ross Lovegrove


Ross Lovegrove was born in 1958 in Wales and completed his master of design at Royal College of Art, London in 1983. In the early 80's he worked as a designer for Frog Design in West Germany on projects such as walkmans for Sony, computers for Apple Computers. Later he moved to Paris as a consultant to Knoll International. He was invited to join the Atelier de Nimes along with Jean Nouvel and Phillipe Stark, consulting to - amongst others - Cacharel, Louis Vuitton, Hermes and Dupont. Returning to London in 1988 he has completed projects for many furniture, industrial, and product manufacturers. He is the winner of numerous international awards and his work has been published and exhibited internationally including the MOMA in New York, the Guggenheim Museum NY, Axis Centre in Japan, Pompidou Centre in Paris and the Design Museum in London.


In 1990, he set up his own design office in London, Studio X. Since that time, he has acquired many international clients including Sony, British Airways, Kartell, Cappellini, Tag Heuer, and Herman Miller. Lovegrove, has a unique ability to seduce the consumer with appealing fluid shapes, persuasive technology, rich color and beautiful materials. He is inspired by forms of the natural world, the possibilities of new manufacturing techniques and the ability to evoke an emotional response in users. Lovegrove?s humanistic approach and organic sensibility have set a direction for design in the next century.
 
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