Jake Phipps launches two new products at Most, Milan, 9-14 April 2013

5 April 2013

Jake Phipps will be launching two new exciting products at Most, in Milan, 9-14 April 2013

‘SHELL is a stool inspired by discarded empty ammunition cases. It is made from vacuum metalized polycarbonate and available in a Bronze or Silver finish.

SHELL stool by Jake Phipps to be launched at MOST Milan 2013

SHELL stool by Jake Phipps to be launched at MOST Milan 2013

‘APOLLO’ is a pendant light with impeccable environmental credentials – made from brass and coconut fiber.

APOLLO light l by Jake Phipps to be launched at MOST Milan 2013

APOLLO light l by Jake Phipps to be launched at MOST Milan 2013

Jake Phipps graduated from John Makepeace’s furniture design school, Parnham College, in 1999. He began his career as a cabinetmaker, designing and making one-off pieces to commission. In 2005 he set up his own design studio in London, and began concentrating on designing products for larger scale production.

In 2007 he produced the Jeeves and Wooster lights, which were exhibited in Milan in 2008 and 2009 as well as at 100% Design.

The Jeeves and Wooster have been classics, much loved by the design public.

Hat Tricks: Jake Phipps. Photo: barbara Chandler
Hat Tricks: Jake Phipps. Photo: barbara Chandler

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All of his products are designed specifically to strike a strong emotional chord with the people who will use them with effortless functionality, playful aesthetics, and an instinctive natural elegance.

Design Week, 2009

Design Week, 2009

He also produced he ISIS folding chair, which was launched by the highly respected Gebruder Thonet Vienna. It  is the only folding chair they have produced since 1930.

His Jeeves and Wooster Lights can be bought on the Hidden Art E-Shop here

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