About this designer: Jasper Morrison
Jasper Morrison was born in London in 1959. He received his bachelor of design degree from Kingston School of Art in 1982, and his master's degree in design from the Royal College of Art in 1985. In 1984 he received a Berlin scholarship to study in Germany at the Hochschule der Künste. In 1986, he set up his office for design in London. In 1987 he designed his famous ‘Thinking Man’s Chair’ as well as the ‘Ribbed Table’ and a hat stand for Aram Designs 23rd Anniversary Exhibition. Amongst his most well-known work is his Glo-Ball series of lamps for Flos and the Air chair for Magis, both available at Aram Store.
About this brand: Magis
Founded in 1976 in the bustling north eastern corner of Italy by a newcomer to the furniture business, Eugenio Perazza, Magis is today a giant international design laboratory that constantly puts itself to the test, seeking technological sophistication and employing a highly diversified workforce. Magis is a factory-free organization: in order to enhance the flexibility of its R&D activities, the company opted to outsource its manufacturing and relies on a local area teeming with skilled contractors. Magis uses the most advanced moulding technologies and techniques; it was the first company in the world to apply air moulding to aesthetical goods.