22 December 2012
HARRY & CAMILA Creators of Signs
They are known for their mysterious objects, exemplars of vibrant design of the 21st century. The futuristic shapes of their designs are reminiscent of technologies applied to high speed. Their imagery draws from aeronautical performances, with fantasies of aircraft wings, space travel and spaceships.
Their resulting design approach concentrates on experimentation with materials and topologies.
HARRY is born in Breda, the Netherlands, class 1966, industrial designer with a degree from the Design Academy Eindhoven.
CAMILA, of Chilean nationality, born in Cuba in 1971 and grown up in Mexico, has taken a degree in fashion design, at the Istituto Marangoni in Milan.
They have met during their Master at the Domus Academy in Milan 1994.
In 1998 they have established their studio in Milan.
In 2002 they have moved to Barcelona but they go on spending time in their adopted home, Italy, working with a number of design manufactures.
A good mix between the Dutch free spirit and Latin sensualism, HARRY&CAMILA work across a wide range of disciplines signing for clients worldwide among which Alessi, Dedon, Fontana Arte, JLindeberg+Puma, Living Divani, Rosenthal Studio-Line, Vondom.
Harry&Camila have exhibited extensively around the world and won several awards including in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 the GOOD DESIGN Award of the Chicago Athenaeum, the world's oldest and most prestigious award of its kind.
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