In the early 80’s Ross Lovegrove worked as a designer for Frog Design in West Germany on projects such as Walkmans for Sony, Computers for Apple Computers.
Returning to London in 1986 he has completed projects for among others, Airbus Industries, Kartell, Ceccotti, Cappellini, Idee, Moroso, Luceplan, Driade, Serralunga, Peugeot, Apple Computers, Issey Miyake, VitrA, Olympus Cameras, Yamagiwa Corporation, Artemide, Tag Heuer, Hackman, Alias, Knoll, Herman Miller and Japan Airlines. He has collaborated on a several projects with architects such as Toyo Ito and Tadao Ando.
Winner of numerous international awards his work has been extensively published and exhibited internationally in the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Axis Centre Japan, Pompidou Centre in Paris and the Design Museum, London, when in 1993 he curated the first Permanent Collection. His collection of limited edition art pieces was shown in the solo installation at the Phillips de Pury & Company’s, Gallery in Chelsea, NYC in March 2007.
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 the Vitra Design Museum Weil Am Rhein in Switzerland.
Awarded Royal Designer for Industry by The Royal Society of Arts 2004 and the World Technology Award for 2005 by Time and CNN.
Ross Lovegrove for Serralunga:
New Wave large planters