JASPER MORRISON is one of today's most influential industrial designers. Born in London, he is renowned for his ascetically elegant, quietly humorous style and has designed everything from a tray-table to a tram system.
1959 Born in London
1979-85 Studied Design at Kingston Polytechnic, The Royal College of Art (London) and HDK (Berlin)
1986 Office for Design in London opened
1987 Reuters1 News center designed for Documenta 8, in Kassel
1988 "Some new items for the house" exhibited at the DAAD Galerie as part of the Berlin, Cultural City of Europe Program
1989 "A world without words" a pictorial lecture has its first viewing at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Milano
1992 Series 1144 doorhandles, designed for FSB, awarded Bundespreis Produkt Design and iF "Top Ten" Prize
1993 Concept for Cappellini's "Progetto Oggetto" with James Irvine and "The House of Cappellini", Exhibited at La Fabrica del Vapore, Milan.
Various public space projects with Andreas Brandolini and Axel Kufus as "Utilism International"
1994 Guest of honour and solo exhibition at Interieur -94 in Belgium
1995 Solo exhibition at Bordeaux1s "Arc en Reve" center D1Architecture
1996 "Lima" chair and "Bottle" bottlerack enter the permanent collection of the MOMA in New York
1997 Hannover tram awarded iF Tansportation design prize and iF Ecology Award
1998 "A world without words" republished by Lars Müller Verlag, Switzerland
1999 Exhibited at Rejkyavik Museum of Art with Micael Young and Marc Newson
New monograph published by Editions Dis Voir, Paris
Editor of 1999 edition of "International Design year Book"
Solo exhibition at Axis Gallery, Tokyo.