Barber Osgerby Associates|Matthew Hilton|Michael Young|James Irvine
Michael Marriot|Andrew Stafford|Jam
Inflate produce fun, functional and affordable products. They also work on many commissioned activities from installations, product packaging and exhibition design.
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Sebastian Bergne combines cultural reference, humour, functional revaluation, manufacturing technology and a close contact with materials in his work. He is currently collaborating with international companies like Proctor & Gamble, Authentics and Vitra.
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Shin & Tomoko Azumi is a Japanese design team based in London. Their areas of design expertise range from interior spaces to furniture and industrial objects. They are currently collaborating with international clients Authentics in Germany, TOA in Japan and Habitat in the UK.
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Michael Sodeau set up msp with Lisa Giuliani to manufacture and sell his diverse range of lighting, product and furniture. He has exhibitioned in Tokyo, New York and London.
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Robin Day is the veteran designer of the Childsply group. In the early years of his career he worked in display and graphic design although he became best known for his industrial, interior and furniture design. He was responsible for some of the most innovative bent plywood chairs of the early post war period. His work is in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art in New York, Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the National Museum in Stockholm.
Barber Osgerby Associates was founded by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby who met studying at the Royal College of Art. The practice has designed many commercial and residential projects in London from microbreweries for the Freedom Brewing Company to the flagship hair salon for Trevor Sorbie International. The company also has designed furniture for Cappellini in Italy and Herman Miller in the States.
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Matthew Hilton works with a broad range of materials exploiting their properties to produce functional and aesthetic products. He works with SCP ltd in London, Driade in Milan, Authentics in Germany and Lloyd Loom in London. His work shifts between the mass market to the more specialist design market. His Antelope table is on display in the Victoria & Albert and his work is in the permanent collection at the Geffrye Museum in East London.
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Michael Young working in many areas from furniture, product, lighting interior design and even jewellery. More recently he has become involved in the design of internet sites and computer animation.
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James Irvine is a London born designer who has been living and working in Milan since 1984 after graduating from the Royal College of Art. During his early years in Milan he worked with Olivetti, Cappellini and SCP. Recently he has completed the design of the new fleet of city buses for the city of Hannover. Today his studio is working with internationally recognised companies including Artemide, Whirlpool and Canon Japan.
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Michael Marriot is a product designer best known for his work with furniture. In 1999 he won the Jerwood Furniture Prize with a selection of work from the last six years of his career. He is currently collaborating with furniture manufacturer SCP in London. His work can be seen in 'Lost & Found', a British Council exhibition currently touring Europe.
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Andrew Stafford's office in London works on a wide range of projects from consultancy work with graphic design groups like FUEL to product design research with Mitsubishi to corporate interior design with Volvo in Singapore. SCP Limited has produced Andrew's work since 1997. Andrew Stafford is a visiting lecturer at Ravensbourne College of Design.
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Jam try to inject creativity into the heart of manufacturing organisations. The diversity of output in the last four years from Jam has included innovative product design, fashion assessories, furniture installations, sculpture, exhibitions, lighting design and interiors.
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Sebastian Bergne, Shin and Tomoko Azumi, Matthew Hilton and Michael Marriot furniture for Childsply is being developed for a children's furniture collection called Biscuit, by a new company Oreka in London.Emily Campbell
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