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ROSS LOVEGROVE x VISTA ALEGRE

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Ross Lovegrove has created an “innovative” line of lighting for Vista Alegre, called E2H – Earth To Humanity. According to the designer, porcelain is an extraordinary gift from Earth to Humanity, seeing that it has properties and characteristics that must be respected while also being challenged by new approaches, this way it gains a translucency associated… Read more »

SOLAR TREE 2.0

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Solar Tree 2nd Generation has progressed to become a family of modular solutions. Different post heights, and two different heads: these are the structural features to use to put together various configurations to accommodate the needs of urban areas, with solutions that are not only functional but also interactive and energy-smart, to promote a new… Read more »

ROBOTICA TM _ 3D-PRINTED STOOL

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Ross Lovegrove has designed a 3D-printed stool as a collaboration with Nagami for this year’s Milan Design Week. Robotica TM , is the new underlying process term representing the convergence of two fields ; Botany and Robotics to coin a new approach to design ‘Robotica’ TM ( a name employed for the first time and for… Read more »

Ross Lovegrove exhibition -CONVERGENCE- at Centre Pompidou

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Under the name “Convergence” the exhibition of Ross Lovegrove’s work at the Centre Pompidou looks at his sustainability-centred convergence of design, nature and art. The exposition will be open until the 3rd of July, after receiving a great acceptance from the public breaking record numbers at the centre on its first opening week.

Ross Lovegrove x LG Display at Euroluce 2017 in Milan

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Ross Lovegrove has presented his last work for LG Display at Euroluce at Salone del Mobile Milano 2017. The designer exhibited two concepts with OLED technology inspired in underwater marine life, creating patterns and shapes that remind organic living species. The concept “Medusa” aims to be a modular design, “I am trying to think with… Read more »

Ross Lovegrove announces collaboration with LG Display at WAF 2016

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Ross Lovegrove presented during this year’s World Architecture Festival in Berlin his plans and ambitions to create new OLED lighting designs for LG Display. OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) is an organic material-based surface light source. It’s flexibility, ultra-thinness and lightness opens the possibility to create unique and innovative solutions in lighting design. Lovegrove said… Read more »

Ross Lovegrove talk at the Herald Design Forum 2016 in Seoul

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Ross Lovegrove shares his creative philosophy based in the harmony with nature and bringing humanity to design. Lovegrove emphasized the need to use state-of-the-art technologies in design to merge ecological awareness with the industrial processes. “Industry has changed. Industry isn’t as violent and primitive as it was. Contemporary industry is incredible and accelerating at a… Read more »

MUO installation at the Somerset House

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Thank you all for visiting Ross Lovegrove’s installation during the London Design Festival last week. It featured 100 unique anodised MUO wireless speakers for KEF, finished by Neal Feay Studio. These special edition MUOs showcased the convergence of art, design and technology, relating the story back to the original MUONs, still regarded as an industry standard…. Read more »

The launch of MUO wireless speaker for KEF

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During the London Design Festival 2015, Ross Lovegrove launched his wireless Bluetooth speaker for KEF.  Under Lovegrove’s design direction, the MUO wireless speaker inherits its sculptural aesthetic from the unique visual style of the Muon, making MUO the only sub-£300 contemporary audio product to draw its design language directly from a high-end luxury product. KEF… Read more »

Diatom chair & SystemX LED at the Clerkenwell Design Week

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Last month during the Clerkenwell Design Week, Moroso presented in their Rosebery Avenue showroom the final version of the Diatom chairs and new, exciting mixed coloured Supernatural chairs. Yamagiwa, the Japanese lighting company once again partnered with Moroso and showcased their beautiful collection of lights including the new versions of SystemX LED. Photos by Joshua Tucker

Seaweed and Cellular by Ross Lovegrove for Moooi Carpets

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During the last Salone del Mobile, a new initiative – Moooi Carpets, was launched. Amongst this unique collection of carpets was Ross Lovegrove’s two designs – Seaweed and Cellular. Thanks to an innovative printing technology, it was possible to reach an unlimited mix of colours and extremely high definition of printing. Inspired by a close-up photo taken along… Read more »

Ilabo Shoe for United Nude at the New York Design Week

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After the successful launch during the recent Milan Design Week, the Ilabo 3D printed shoe by Ross Lovegrove will be presented as part of the Re-Inventing Shoes exhibition, at the New York Design Week within the United Nude flagship store. The shoes will be exhibited from the 8th of May until the 12th of June 2015. “I have used… Read more »

A new staircase

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A new advanced composite staircase 12 m high based on a two part organic stair module with a unique form of handrail integration and mutated skeletal DNA detailing.

SystemX LED version S launched in Tokyo

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A new family of SystemX LED  by Yamagiwa was launched in the beginning of March at the lighting fair in Tokyo. Visitors had the opportunity to view the SystemX LED version S for the first time when it was presented along with the previously revealed versions L and M. SystemX LED series has now expanded into… Read more »

Lovegrove team in Carapace masks

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Filippo Nasseti of MHOX generative design studio presented the Carapace masks, their latest research project on generative design, biodigital synthesis, prosthetics and customisation.

DIE NEUE SAMMLUNG MUSEUM IN MUNICH PRESENTS THE MOOT CHAIR

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As part of the permanent collection of Die Neue Sammlung Museum, the Moot chair has been recently photographed at the entrance to their collection in Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich. Moot chair was shot by Rainer Viertlboeck against Luigi Colani’s work to form an historic link between these organic visionary objects. “Im very proud of MOOT which represents how… Read more »

Diatom, Winner of the Elle Décor International Award 2015

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Diatom chair, designed by Ross Lovegrove for Moroso won the prestigious EDIDA 2015 (Elle Décor International Design Awards) in the outdoor category. It was voted by the 25 editors-in-chief of Elle Decoration around the world. The ceremony will be held during design week in Milan in April.

Guests at Lovegrove Studio

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Over the past two weeks we had a few highly inspiring visits at Lovegrove Studio. Core group meeting with Janne Kyttanen, Creative Director for 3D Systems, LA. He was the founder of Freedom of Creation and the first to make a true commitment to 3D printing technology. Seen here with key studio directors: Christoph Hermann, Head of… Read more »

Rem D Koolhaas visits our studio

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Today we had the pleasure of hosting Rem D Koolhaas, while on his short visit to Europe. Rem, the founder of innovative footwear United Nude, came to discuss the details of a new 3D project that will be launched at the Salone del Mobile in April this year.

MOOT Chair in the Die Neue Sammlung Museum in Munich.

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MOOT (Mood of Our Time) has entered the permanent collection of Die Neue Sammlung – The International Design Museum Munich. This Carbon Fiber Chair was designed and developed in partnership with Established & Sons. It converges structural integrity, lightness and the most advanced state of the art surface qualities which can be achieved today. Conventionally used, carbon fibre… Read more »

The Barrisol – Lovegrove Pavilion and collection of new lighting, Biennale Interieur, Kortrijk 2014

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Ross Lovegrove created an installation of large volume, 3D lights within a distinctive hexagontiled reflective pavilion, made from materials and technology by the innovative French company, Barrisol. Both the pavilion and lighting collection is currently on view at Biennale Interieur in Kortrijk, Belgium until the 26th of October. The installation includes four large pieces that… Read more »

Ross Lovegrove for Barrisol

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Last Friday Barrisol launched a new lighting collection by Ross Lovegrove at the Biennale Interieur 2014 in Kortrijk, Belgium. The lighting collection explores a 3D adaptation of Barrisol’s stretch-foil material, which is used worldwide for ceilings and walls, providing solutions in both light and acoustics as well as aesthetics and technology. The pavilion itself, where the lighting is… Read more »

Ross Lovegrove x Barrisol introduce a Pavilion and Lighting at Biennale Interieur in Kortrijk, 17-26 October

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This week Ross Lovegrove is launching a new series of 3D lighting for Barrisol, the world leading manufacturer of stretched ceilings. The new collection will be presented within a distinctive hexagon-tiled reflective pavilion, made from Barrisol’s unique mirrored material. “Barrisol has great potential to explore organic and linear spaces. Our studio, committed to innovation and modernity,… Read more »

‘Moroso loves London’, Diatom Chair and System X lighting at the London Design Festival 2014

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During this year’s London Design Festival, Ross Lovegrove participated in Moroso’s exhibition with the Diatom chair installation and the latest edition of System X for Yamagiwa. As part of the launch evening, Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs chaired a panel discussion with Patrizia Moroso and Moroso’s London-based designers including Ross Lovegrove. Thank you to Moroso, the host of such a vibrant and interesting evening!… Read more »

DIATOM CHAIR, MOROSO AND SYSTEM X, YAMAGIWA

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During the London Design Festival 2014, Ross Lovegrove will present the DIATOM chair together with the new series of SystemX for Yamagiwa, the Japanese lighting company. The presentation will take place at the Moroso showroom as part of Moroso’s celebration its ongoing relationship with London and its designers, between 15-30 September. “The concept of DIATOM… Read more »

Louisa Guinness – Foliates Collection

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The Foliates collection was designed by Lovegrove for Louisa Guinness Gallery and launched at Art Basel Miami in December 2013. Each ring in the series has been digitally designed and manufactured using the very latest in 3D printing technology using 18ct gold. The term Foliates is derived from the botanical world of plants. It relates to… Read more »

Gingko in the Permanent Collection at the Centre Pompidou

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We are pleased to announce that Ross’ Gingko Carbon Table has been selected for inclusion in the permanent collection of Design and Architecture at The Centre Pompidiou in Paris. The work is a seminal piece in Ross’ creative process representing the trinity of material, technology and form that is core to his exchange between Design and Art. The table is a double… Read more »

Mumm Champagne Launch new sabre with Ross Lovegrove

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Last week GH.Mumm Champagne launched a new sabre and limited edition casing design by Ross Lovegrove. This video was created in collaboration with GH.Mumm, John Ross studio and Ross Lovegrove. It beautifully documents Ross’ vision from sketch to finished object and the wonderful act of the sabrage. THE NEW SABRE DESIGNED BY ROSS LOVEGROVE FOR… Read more »

Design Museum and TWIN’Z Concept Car Launch

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On Monday night Renault x Ross Lovegrove launched the TWIN’Z in London’s Design Museum as part of the London Design Festival. Situated in the tank outside the museum the TWIN’Z will remain there until the 1st October 2013. For the opening night, Laurens Van Den Acker, VP of Renault Design and Ross Lovegrove once again teamed… Read more »

Ross at Innoprom

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Here are some images of Ross Lovegrove at the Innoprom Business event in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Ross was invited by Innoprom as a Keynote Speaker at the Design Forum sector of the show and a main panel contributor of the Global Strategy discussion. Below you can see Ross on stage with Anatoly Chubais, Businessman and Russian… Read more »

Studio Visit to Italy

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This week the Lovegrove team went to Italy on a studio visit to explore using new advanced technologies. Here is Ross at the Maspero Company holding the Aprilia motorbike frame.  

FLORENSIS – New Lighting

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“Florensis is a new concept in lighting aesthetics for all kinds of applications. Its floral bud has been arrived at through a unique way of creating form ; the convergence of two different flows and processes. The host form has been extruded in a linear way, suggesting upward growth, whereas the ‘Bud’ has been machined… Read more »

Monolith Chair with Moroso

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The Monolith chair was featured at the Moroso stand at the 2013 Salone, in Milan. The chair designed by Ross Lovegrove attributes its aesthetic to the sculpture of a solid block and its design forms from the ideology of melting. The chairs finish in white plastic inherits connections with melting polar caps, whilst the silver… Read more »

TWIN’Z MILAN LAUNCH

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With Milan behind us, we wanted to share a few of our highlights from the Renault X Ross Lovegrove launch of our new concept car, the TWIN’Z.

LASVIT – Nodules

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Launched yesterday, Lovegrove Studio with LASVIT showcased a new lighting range called Nodules. The Nodules are handmade spherical lenses fused together in the making process to harness the natural physics of the material.  A fiber optic light source delivers an intense white light from a remote point so that the relationship between the stem and Nodule… Read more »

VONDOM – BIOPHILIA – MILAN 2013

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To be launched in Milan 2013, Lovegrove Studio has been working with Vondom to create a wonderful new collection called Biophilia. Biophilia explores the a new design language that forms a dialogue between time , form and space combining the pioneering organic design of Segrada Famila by Antonio Gaudi , Vondom’s expertise in advanced roto… Read more »

VOID ILLUSION – LIMITED EDITION

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Lovegrove Studio has completed work on it’s latest limited edition, Void Illusion. These new works form the next step in the evolution of carbon fibre furniture, extending the interface between the liquid dynamics of its structure and the flow path strategies of its contained surfaces. The intent has been to form a dialogue between its… Read more »

Ross and Christoph

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During January Ross was traveling extensively throughout Europe. Here is a quick snapshot from one of those days, Ross with designer and friend Christoph Radl at a shared photo shoot.

Solar Tree in Milan

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Here is Ross at Porta Nuova – Milan’s new business district under completion with Solar Tree at it’s Centre in Piazza Gae Aulenti.

Ross Lovegrove short films – UFO

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After an anticipated wait, we now have ‘Ross Lovegrove’ short films on our website. We are really excited to add this visual dimension to Ross’ artworks and to continue to grow ideas through this media. What you will now see is an expanding collection of art films capturing the philosophy of Ross’ work. We are… Read more »

Mariko Mori Studio Visit

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Yesterday world acclaimed artist Mariko Mori visited the studio for a filmed conversation with Ross. Mariko is currently in London for the opening of her new show ‘Rebirth’ at the Royal Academy of Arts http://www.royalacademy.org.uk/exhibitions/mariko-mori/

Product Designer of the Year – FX Awards

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Last week Ross was presented with the award for ‘Product Designer of the Year’ from FX magazine. Hosted at the Grosvenor Hotel in Mayfair, the glamourous event showcased the best in interior and product design talent from 2012.

Future Primitivism/Instinctive Overide -Interieur Biennale

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For the 23rd edition of the prestigious Biennale Interieur in Kortrijk, Ross Lovegrove has been invited to conceive a project room in which to present a car concept. Seven worldwide renown designers, architects, and artists will be challenged on this exhibition, titled Future Primitives, opening on October 20th. For this occasion, Ross Lovegrove is projecting… Read more »

Visit to Curvature Group

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James Lilley of Curvature Group who has worked closely with Lovegrove Studio over the years on projects from telephones to transportation next to The New Lovegrove Carbon Fibre Table currently undergoing final high precision analysis and completion. The Virgin Galactic full size replica built by Curvature Group , faithfully reproduced and beautifully finished , a joy… Read more »

A UFO for Lille Fantastic

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Commissioned by Lille 3000, Ross Lovegrove has created a new art installation hung from the rafters of Lille Flandre Station. Here the visitors and travellers gathering at the station will find on the trails a shocking surprise: a U.F.O. has just landed on the sidewalk and it is able to transport human beings from Lille to Paris in… Read more »

LDF – Design Junction Talk with Michael Young

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Last week, as part of the London Design Festival, Ross and Michael Young joined together as guest speakers for the new Design Junction seminar program. Hosted by Aiden Walker, the talk was a great opportunity for the pair to openly discuss past projects, current work and the future for design. In an open and informal… Read more »

Press Preview in Lille

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On Monday, Ross presented his latest art pieces at the press preview of the Interieur Biennale in Kortrijk and Fantastic with Lille 3000. Commissioned by both shows, Ross has created two unique transport inspired installations. Fantastic and Lille 3000 opens at the beginning of October. Inspired by UFO sightings on youtube, Ross has designed his own… Read more »

An Object of Desire

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Ross was recently filmed as part of a new 6 part series called ‘Objects of Desire’ to be aired on the Sky Arts channel later this year. The series, hosted by Mariella Frostrup, explores our intrigue and want for the most desirable objects in fashion, architecture, design and the arts. Incorporated in the series is a… Read more »

Sunday at the Lovegrove Studio

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On sunday, the Lovegrove Studio was a hive of activity. The picture above is of Ross with friends Greg Lynn, Lowie Vermeecsh and Moniek Bucquoye. They were here to discuss new exhibitions in Kortijk.

Looking for Two Talented Interns

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Lovegrove Studio is looking to hire two talented students or recent graduates to join our team. Starting in July, the internship’s will run for 3-months. During this time the successful candidates will gain experience working in an international renowned design studio and further progress their learning and understanding within the industry. Position 1 -  Computational… Read more »

Nebula

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  As part of Lovegrove Studio’s 2012 output, Nebula is a new lighting typology, derived from Ross’ continuing exploration of organic expression. As a new light for Artemide,  Nebula is generated from advanced parametric scripting and created from enclosed aluminium and a theromoplastic vortex. Nebulas undulating surface acts as a diffuser, dispersing light from a… Read more »