Tord Boontje

Netherlands

Tord Boontje is originally from the Netherlands and his education at the Eindhoven Design Academy and the Royal College of Art in London set the foundations for Studio Tord Boontje. From its beginning in 1996, the studio has worked in the area of mass production with industrial companies as well as engaging with the handmade in small-scale studio productions, experimental one-off pieces and collaborations with artisans. The studio works on projects that includes product design, lighting, furniture, applied graphics, and site-specific installations. The studio has grown, evolved and travelled. It spent 5 years in rural France before Boontje decided to return to London in 2009 and engage with education, taking up the appointment as Professor and Head of Design Products at the Royal College of Art, a position he held for 4 years. His work can be found in major museum collections such as the Victoria and Albert Museum and MoMA in New York. In 2021. Rizzoli New York published the monograph Tord Boontje – Enchanted World.

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