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