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.
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 Parametric Design; Anka Simone, Head of Advanced Projects, Gianluca Berruti, Marine Architect and Key Account Director and Ian Slattery, Head of Automotive at Lovegrove Studio.
Mark Brooke of Hilts Global with Janne Kyttanen discussing advances in 3D printing technology and future relevant applications within the design field. Janne Kyttanen is currently based in LA and is working with Ross and Julia Koerner, Ross’s long time collaborator on a new 3D printed shoe to be shown in Milan this coming April.
Studio visit from Yasuhiro Fukano, designer at BAO BAO ISSEY MIYAKE Tokyo to see the studio and share applications in technologies and innovation. Ross, a long term friend of Issey Miyake teams in London, Paris and Tokyo is seen here with Yasuhiro Fukano and his colleague, a brilliant graduate of the RCA, currently collaborating with BAO BAO.
Patrick Schumacher at the studio with Ross to discuss the autumn show on parametric design that Patrick is curating at the Design Museum in London. Seen here with pieces from Ross’ Generative Corralisation study that are currently under production for his upcoming show in Paris in 2016.
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.