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Patricia Urquiola was born in Oviedo, Spain in 1961 and now lives and works in Milan. She attended the faculty of architecture of the Madrid Polytechnic and the Milan Politechnic where she graduated in 1989 having completed her thesis with Achille Castiglioni. From 1990 to 1992 she was assistant lecturer to both Achille Castiglioni and Eugenio Bettinelli at the Milan Polytechnic and E.N.S.C.I. in Paris.
Between 1990 and 1996 she was responsible for the new product development office of De Padova and signs with Vico Magistretti the products: ‘Flower’, ‘Loom Sofa’, and ‘Chaise Longue’. From 1993 to 1996 she had an associate practice with architects de Renzio and Ramerino and was engaged in architectural design of showrooms, restaurants and franchising. In 1996 she became head of the Lissoni Associati design group, working for Antares-Flos, Cappellini, Cassina and others.
In 2001 she opened her own Studio working on product design, architecture, installations and concept creation.She designs for Agape, Alessi, Artelano, Axor, B&B Italia, Bart Design, Biscazza, Bosa, De Padova, De Vecchi, Driade, Fasem, Foscarini, Gandia Blasco, Gallotti & Radice, Kartell, Kettal, Liv’it, MDF Italia, Moroso, Molteni, Paola Lenti, Rosenthal, San Lorenzo, Tronconi, Viccarbe.

“Log” armchair – Natural beech frame, back and seat covered in Mongolian lamb fur // Artelano

Scriba/// Molteni


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Clouds 2008

Bells 2005

Vegetal chair

Torique collection 1999

Lampalumina 2010

Algues 2004

Algues 2004

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Carrara Tables

Designed for a solo exhibition at Galerie Kreo in Paris in a limited edition of sixteen combination plus one.

Bac Armchair

Wooden chair available in a variety of colours.
Produced by Cappellini, Italy.

Tokyo Bench

Public bench designed for the Roppongi Hills redevelopment in Minato-ku, Tokyo. Brushed stainless steel structure, Japanese cypress(Hinoki) seat slats.
Produced by Mori Corporation, Japan.

Universal System

Storage system in plywood with cast aluminium feet or wheels.
Produced by Cappellini, Italy.

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Jasper Morrison was born in London in 1959, and graduated in Design at Kingston Polytechnic Design School, London (1979-82 BA (Des.)) and The Royal College of Art for Postgraduate studies (1982-85 MA (Des.) RCA). In 1984 he studied at Berlins HdK on a Scholarship.

In 1986 he set up an Office for Design in London. His work was included in the Documenta 8 exhibition in Kassel in 1987, for which he designed the Reuters News Centre. The following year he was invited to take part in “Design Werkstadt”, a part of the “Berlin, Cultural City of Europe” program, where he exhibited “Some new items for the house, part I” at the DAAD Gallery.

He then began designing products for SCP in London, the German door handle producer FSB, the Office furniture company Vitra, and the Italian furniture producer Cappellini. In 1992 together withJames Irvine, he organised Progetto Oggetto for Cappellini, a collection of household objects designed together with a group of young European designers. He also worked with Andreas Brandoliniand Axel Kufus on a variety of installations, exhibition designs and town planning projects under the umbrella of Utilism International.

In 1992, his slide show lecture “A world without words” was published in book format by the graphic designer Tony Arefin.

In 1994 Jasper Morrison was guest of honour and held an exhibition at the Interieur 94 exhibition in Belgium. In 1995 he held a solo exhibition at Bordeauxs Arc en Rêve Centre darchitecture. He began a consultancy with Üstra the Hannover Transportation Authority by designing a Bus Stop for the City.

In 1995 Jasper Morrisons office was awarded the contract to design the new Hannover Tram, the largest European light rail production contract of its time, at 500 Million Deutschemarks. The first vehicle was presented to the public in June 1997 at the Hannover Industrial Fair, and awarded the IF Transportation Design Prize and the Ecology award.

More recently exhibitions and installations have included: “The State of Things” to complement the editing of the 1999 Design Year Book. Solo exhibitions at the Axis Gallery, Tokyo, for Flos at theYamagiwa Centre in Tokyo, as Designer of the Year 2000 at the Paris Design Fair.

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