Specimen Editions – Paris / Los Angeles

Specimen Editions – Paris / Los Angeles

Specimen emphasises the meeting of a new generation of designers, gallery owners, and collectors.

Milan van de Goor – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Milan van de Goor – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

“In short, I see the Dutch design scene as experimental, driven and innovative. We embrace thinking in a creative and original way to approach design through experimentation. Also, in the interactive area, Dutch creatives create refreshing designs with a certain sobriety that benefits the user.”

Artilize – TALES – Taipei, Shanghai

Artilize – TALES – Taipei, Shanghai

”We deem our products as sophistication off springs from masterpieces; that they are a part of a long cultural continuum but are also fresh and fun”, say Tony Tseng, design director of TALES.

Tetsuya Toshima – Tokyo, Japan

Tetsuya Toshima – Tokyo, Japan

With international experience working in many field of design and art, including branding, design consulting, interactive design, films, music, architecture and interior design, Tetsuya Toshima continues to seek out visual-communication challenges through his art.

Letterproeftuin – Yorit Kluitman, Timon Van Der Hijden, Jaron Korvinus – Rotterdam, Netherlands

Letterproeftuin – Yorit Kluitman, Timon Van Der Hijden, Jaron Korvinus – Rotterdam, Netherlands

Based in Rotterdam, but with a knack for appearing at design festivals and events all over Europe, Letterproeftuin is a collective that revels in the circus of design performance and open-source spectacle. The group sees itself as “neo-craft” in coming up with ideas such as “The World’s Smallest Print Company”.

Arjun Rathi Design – Mumbai, India

Arjun Rathi Design – Mumbai, India

"Our designs look to experiment with materials and challenge processes that find application on commercial projects. We don’t tend to stick to a single style,favourite material or formula, but consider designas a craft, where deep understanding of materials, processes and user behavior serve as a knot. We try to bring a sense of simplicity, functionality andelegance to our work."

Kenn Lam – Singapore

Kenn Lam – Singapore

Lam admits this "dark-side" and blames it on a bad fall he suffered when he was just a kid. He also believes that this is the reason why he sometimes speaks in the third person in his work.

Design Studio Tsai and Fanchiang – Tsai Yicheng, Fanchiang Lanhsin – Taiwan

Design Studio Tsai and Fanchiang – Tsai Yicheng, Fanchiang Lanhsin – Taiwan

Design Studio Tsai and Fanchiang works with symbols and objects that represent Taiwanese culture, which at times seem tacky or cheap, and redesign them with extra value and quality.

Iván Navarro – Brooklyn, New York

Iván Navarro – Brooklyn, New York

We have just released our latest IdN Extra – No. 10: Living Like A Designer, featuring more than 160 designer products from 38 designers and studios. One of the artists we spotlight is Chile-born, now Brooklyn-based Iván Navarro, already internationally renowned for his socio-politically charged sculptures of neon, fluorescent and incandescent light.

Esaila – Kenyon Yeh – Taipei, Taiwan

Esaila – Kenyon Yeh – Taipei, Taiwan

Esaila specialises in creating contemporary minimalist designed furniture, light fittings, and other accessories.