BOO LOUIS Creative Director, Designer
American at origin, Boo was formally trained as a Graphic Designer at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco. During a design project in France, she discovered Paris… and Bruno, the founder of the brand. Sensitive to how her daily actions and design choices affect our planet, she attempts to design products that are a complete package -- beautiful, space-saving, multi-functional and sustainable.
EMILIANA DESIGN STUDIO
Ana Mir and Emili Padrós are MA ID Master of Arts in Industrial Design in the Central Saint Martins School of Arts and Design, London. They founded Emiliana Design Studio based in Barcelona (Spain), and combines product design, furniture, lighting, design spaces and exhibitions. Several of their designs are submitted to the permanent collection of Indianapolis Museum of Art, Fons Nationale d ́Art Contemporain of France and Museu d’Arts Decoratives of Barcelona. And recently has been awarded with Red-Dot Design Award for Naoshima Stool (2016).
Adrien Lassalmonie, graduated from ENSAAMA (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Appliquées et des Métiers d’Art), is part of a rising generation of talent focusing on ethical products that meet the demands of the eco-consumer. He collaborates regularly on both brands EKOBO HANDMADE and BIOBU [ by EKOBO ].
ANNE & THIBAUD KLEPPER
Anne and Thibaud Klepper collaborate with various design studios and agencies in the creation of household objects, industrial products, furniture, environments and installations. They have recently developed several projects with the Fabrica Atuto Honduras, as an artisan workshop which reinterprets traditional crafts such as braided fibers and raffia palm. Their latest designs - Junco carpets and lamps Petate - were selected for a prize at Designers Days 2012 in Paris.
Studio Böttger is a studio for industrial based in Germany. Sarah and her brother Henrik Böttger develop and create products and furniture with international companies. They also realise experimental projects ranging from craftmanship to art. Their work benefits from their background, complementary knowledge and skills, and distinct personalities.
The multi-cultural design collective was born out of a fortuitous meeting in Stockholm, hence the name Outofstock. Wendy Chua, Gabriel Tan, Gustavo Maggio and Sebastian Alberdi met at Electrolux Design Lab 2005. They decided to collaborate in 2006 and have since been working together across three cities and continents, sharing values of simplicity and poetry, sustainability and craftsmanship.
KAI LINKE & HANNA ERNSTING
Hanna is a German-American designer and studied product design in Karlsruhe at the School of Design, as well as in Paris at the Ecole Nationale Superiure des art decoratifs (ENSAD). Kai is German-Dutch and studied product design in Offenbach at the School of Design (HfG). Both presented their designs at several national and international museums and fairs.
www.hannaernsting.com / www.kailinke.com
[by EKOBO] and Austrian designer, Martin Robitsch collaborated on the MIKOTO Knife Block Collection. Martin initially designed this innovative solution to knife storage in one size out of larch wood. [by EKOBO] and Martin took the concept one step further and crafted MIKOTO in 100% bamboo.