Jasper Morrison

Jasper Morrison was born in London in 1959. He graduated from the Royal College of Art with a postgraduate degree in 1985. A year later he set up his Office for Design in London. He was invited to design for Reuters News Centre. He also started working for SCP in London, as well as the office furniture company Vitra and the Italian furniture producer Cappellini.

Six years later he, along with some other young designers, was invited to organize for them Progetto Oggetto, a collection of household objects. He also worked on other collaboration projects, such as installations and exhibition designs, with designers including Andreas Brandolini. Another one of his more significant projects include the design of the Hannover Industrial, the largest European light rail production contract of its time. His talent and achievements in the sphere of design are recognised by numerous publications of his work including his lecture “A world without words”that was published in a book format. Recent projects include furniture design for Tate Modern, London, Folding Air-Chair and Low Air-Table for Magis, along with kitchen line for Rowenta and a sanitary brassware range for Ideal Standard. In 2006 he had his Super Normal exhibition in Tokyo. He found an Ltd company, named after him that currently operates in London and in Paris for a variety of international clients, such as Samsung, Muji, Sony, and Alessi.