Jasper Morrison

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Jasper Morrison
Maxistuhl Wingnut Chair von Jasper Morrison, in Weil am Rhein-Altweil, Lindenplatz.jpg
Chair designed by Jasper Morrison
Born1959 (1959) (age 61)
NationalityBritish
OccupationIndustrial designer
Known forTW 2000, a Hanover light rail vehicle
TW 2000 designed by Jasper Morrison and Herbert Lindinger.

Jasper Morrison (born 1959) is an English product and furniture designer.

Biography[edit]

Morrison was born in London, England.[1] He was educated at Bryanston School. He received a Bachelor of Design degree from Kingston Polytechnic Design School in 1982 and a master's degree in Design from the Royal College of Art, London, in 1985.[citation needed] He also studied at the Berlin University of the Arts, formerly the Hochschule für Bildende Künste. In March 2007, he was awarded an honorary doctorate in design from Kingston University.[2]

Morrison, along with former students Konstantin Grcic, Hella Jongerius, Satyendra Pakhale and Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, work to develop mass-manufactured products.[3]

Cover of the Icon Design magazine of February 2016, Arnoldo Mondadori Editore with Jasper Morrison.

Select exhibitions[edit]

  • 2006, Super Normal, curated by Jasper Morrison and Naoto Fukasawa at Axis Gallery, Tokyo, Japan[4]
  • 2015, Thingness at Grand-Hornu, Boussu, Belgium[5]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Morrison, Jasper (1997). A Book of Spoons. Imschoot. ISBN 9789072191854. OCLC 41423606.
  • Morrison, Jasper; Ganseforth, Heinrich (1997). A New Tram for Hannover - Design: Jasper Morrison. Gebr. Mann. ISBN 9783786122487. OCLC 75902074.
  • Morrison, Jasper (1998). A World Without Words (2nd ed.). Lars Müller. ISBN 9783907044827. OCLC 456768503.
  • Boyer, Charles-Arthur; Morrison, Jasper; Zanco, Federica (1999). Jasper Morrison. Dis voir. ISBN 9782906571730. OCLC 757671494.
  • Morrison, Jasper (2002). Jasper Morrison: Everything but the Walls. Lars Müller. ISBN 9783907078440. OCLC 469426651.
  • Morrison, Jasper; Mauderli, Laurence (2006). Jasper Morrison: Répertoire pour une forme: Carrara tables. B. Chauveau. ISBN 9782915837100. OCLC 470651351.
  • Fukasawa, Naoto; Morrison, Jasper (2007). Super Normal: Sensations of the Ordinary. Lars Müller. ISBN 9783037781067. OCLC 804331139.
  • Boysson, Bernadette de; Morrison, Jasper (2012). Jasper Morrison au musée. B. Chauveau. ISBN 9782915837582. OCLC 888838417.
  • Morrison, Jasper; Olivares, Jonathan; Verlardi, Marco (2014). Source Material: A Project by Morrison, Olivares & Velardi. Vitra Design Museum. ISBN 9783931936976. OCLC 967841666.
  • Morrison, Jasper (2014). The Good Life: Perceptions of the Ordinary. Lars Müller. ISBN 9783037784235. OCLC 884953735.
  • ——— (2015). A Book of Things. Lars Müller. ISBN 9783037784631. OCLC 1023259812.
  • ——— (2017). The Hard Life. Lars Müller. ISBN 9783037785140. OCLC 992532936.

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