ROSS LOVEGROVE

Ross Lovegrove (born 1958 in Cardiff, Wales) is an industrial designer.

Lovegrove studied at Manchester Polytechnic (now Manchester Metropolitan University), graduating with a First Class BA in Industrial Design in 1980 and then went to the Royal College of Art, London in 1983 where he completed his master of design. His inspiration mainly comes from organic forms and structures.

In the early 1980s he worked as a designer for Frog Design in West Germany on projects such as walkmans for Sony, computers for Apple computers, and later moved to Paris as a consultant to Knoll Inational awards, his work has been extensively published and exhibited internationally including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Guggenheim Museum NY, Axis Centre Japan, Pompidou Centre, Paris and the Design Museum, London, when in 1993 he curated the first permanent collection. His work is held in permanent collections of various design museums around the world including Museum of Modern Art in New York (MOMA), Design Museum in London and Vitra Design Museum Weil Am Rhein, Basel, CH.

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