Created in the 1940s as a family business dedicated to casting metals, Marset has applied the knowledge acquired from decades of experience to make it a trademark with a young outlook, together with a solid market presence and global vocation. Its products are sold in more than forty countries, and as it enters each new market it turns to designers from different backgrounds with an international perspective.
London based Mathias Hahn was born 1977 in Germany, and graduated from Essen University, Germany, in 2004. Two years later he received a MA degree from the Design Products course at the Royal College of Art under Ron Arad. During his studies in Germany he gained experience in the Product Design department of Volkswagen in Wolfsburg. Since his move to London he worked as a freelance designer for Tom Dixon and in 2006 became one of the founding members of OKAYstudio. From there he is working on diverse projects in the field of industrial for clients like Marset, Ligne Roset, Kvadrat, Kohler, Magazin and Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin. As part of YDMI, organized by the German Design Council, Mathias became Young Professional 2008, and received the 2010 German Design Price as Newcomer/Finalist.
He studied industrial design in the school of Artes y Oficios in Barcelona. In 1988 started work for VAPOR S.A manufacturing minimalist lamps. From 1992 collaborated with a variety of firms to create new product lines: Roca, Resol, Marset, Mobles 114, Perobell, Santa&Cole, DAE, Vilagrasa, Made Design. From 1996 collaborated closely with the company Marset Iluminación, developing new products, and product direction for the company. His work has been selected on a variety of occasions for the awards at FAD. In 1995 received first prize in the Furniture Competition of the Comunidad Castilla la mancha, and in 2000 wins the first prize at the Valencia International Furniture Fair. In 2001 was awarded with the Delta de Plata for the Atlas range of lamps, and in 2005 for the Neón de Luz, both designed for Marset Iluminación.
Born in 1970 in Karstula, a small town in the centre of Finland. He studied at the Lahti Institute of Design and at the University of Art and Design in Helsinki. En 1998, he founded his own practice, Friends of Industry, which offers product and concept design, as well as architectural shows. In spite of his youth, he already possesses a portfolio of well-known clients: Altia, Artek, Beauty Prestige International, Danese, Design House Stockholm, Finlandia Vodka Worldwide, Genelec, Iittala, Magis, Marset, Issey Miyake Inc., Montina, Muji, O Luce, Panasonic, Seiko Instruments Inc., Swarovski, Venini, Woodnotes, etc. Koskinen normally relies on existing techniques and materials but occasionally also looks to go a little bit further in the search for innovative solutions for both consumers and manufacturers. Harri Koskinen designs are characterised by their utility and a strict aesthetic criterion.
Lagranja is a design studio founded in May 2002 by young creatives working mainly in interior design, exhibitions and industrial design projects in Spain and Italy. The studio constantly collaborates with other creatives (graphic designers and new media, photographers and video makers, architects) who join us to complete each project. Since 2001 we combine our professional activity with teaching at the following schools of design: ELISAVA, EINA, Barcelona IED, Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia IUAV and F A B R I C A the creative center of the Benetton group. Among their clients, we can find Gandía Blasco, Thonet Vienna, Marset, Foscarini, Palluco, Santa & Cole, Inlight and Metalarte.