Jasper Morrison


born 1959 London, England

1979-82ttended the Kingston School of Art
1982-5graduated from the Royal College of Art, London
1984received a scholarship to the Berlin Academy of Arts
1986opened his own design studio
1987designed the installation for Reuter’s News Center at “documenta 8,” Kassel
1988installation “Some New Items for the House I” in Berlin
1989installation “Some New Items for the House II” for Vitra GmbH in Milan
1992published A World Without Words;
received the german Bundespreis für Produktdesign award for a series of door handles created for Franz Schneider Brakel GmbH
1993installation for the Museum of Applied Art, Vienna
1995solo exhibition in the architectural center Arc en rêve, Bordeaux;
numerous teaching positions and workshops;
wins competition for the design of the new Hanover tram
1997-2004contract work for Alessi, Flos, Magis, Muji, Rosenthal, Rowenta, Vitra
2000 furnishing of Tate Modern, London
2002publication of the monograph “Everything But The Walls”; opens design studio in Paris
2006-2007 participates in the “Designing Modern Britain” exhibition, Design Museum, London
Jasper Morrison’s industrial and furniture designs have helped define the term “new simplicity.”
Jasper Morrison Portrait