10 Trendsetters In Design

Forbes recently turned to a panel of experts consisting of curators, designers and critics to compile a list of industrial designers that best capture forward thinking design. Their list consists of several names that appear on every ‘top designer’ list – but there are a (very) few surprises too: 1. Jonathan Ive, Apple 2. Patricia […]


4. Yves Behar, fuseproject

5. Hella Jongerius, furniture designer

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6. Fernando and Humberto Campana, furniture designers

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7. Sam Hecht and Kim Colin, Industry Facility

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8. Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, furniture designers

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9. Shai Agassi, Better Place

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10. Konstantin Grcic, furniture designer

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It’s interesting to note that Forbes featured so many furniture designers (and note that Shai Agassi is actually a software engineer not a designer). Is this really something to do with the dynamism of that sector of design or just that the judging was biased by the recent furniture fairs in Milan and New York?

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