Furniture + Product + Human-Centered Design
You dream it up, I’ll make it work.
Ever since I was very young, I’ve loved to build. I’d create crazy contraptions and constantly use tools, and became accustomed to hands-on tasks as a result. From my dad, I learned to build and weld, and also a lot about cars and engines. From my grandfathers, I expanded my knowledge into fine woodworking, machining and blacksmithing. It is my past that has influenced my design philosophy the most. I have developed a personal interest for modularity and precise mechanisms. Some of my favourite things to build encourage interaction, and are often moving, functional pieces. I am fascinated by the story of Orville and Wilbur Wright who were the first men to take flight, and William Harley and the Davidson brothers, founders of one of the first motorcycle companies in the United States. All of these people were faced with the question of “How can I make this work?” and it is this question that currently motivates my design style. In the future I want to be able to use my passion and knowledge about moving parts to create more compact, faster, and efficient ways of doing things.