Designer Hella Jongerius (1963) has become known for the special way she fuses industry and craft, high and low tech, tradition and the contemporary.
After graduating Eindhoven Design Academy in 1993 she started her own design company, Jongeriuslab, through which she produces her own projects and projects for clients such as Maharam (New York), KLM (The Netherlands), Vitra (Basel) and Royal Tichelaar Makkum (The Netherlands).
Her work has been shown at museums and galleries such as the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum (New York), MoMA (New York), the Design Museum (London), Galerie KREO (Paris) and Moss gallery (New York).
It was without a doubt the Eames Elephant that inspired Hella Jongerius to create this charming and decorative mouse pad. It is crafted from two layers of Vitra's fine sofa leather, which gives it a pleasant tactile quality. Design: Hella Jongerius for Vitra Material: leather, sewn in two...
Hella Jongerius’ reinterpretation of Alvar Aalto's Stool 60 is the beginning of a new collaboration on a crisp and tactile collection of Artek classics. The stackable Stool 60, created in 1933 by Alvar Aalto, represents the quintessence of functionalist furniture design. The simple idea behind...