Joris Laarman was born in the Netherlands in 1979, and graduated cum laude from the Design Academy Eindhoven in 2003. Founded in 2004, the Lab is a multidisciplinary hub of scientists, engineers, programmers, and craftspeople who explore the possibilities of design through research, experimentation, and groundbreaking technology. They are pioneers in a field where design, technology, science, and art meet. Laarman's work has been exhibited internationally and can be found in major collections worldwide including the Centre Pompidou, Paris, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. He has also received numerous awards including Wallpaper*'s 'Young Designer of the Year' in 2004 and 'Innovator of the Year' by the Wall Street Journal in 2011. Laarman currently lives and works in the Netherlands.
Dutch design star Joris Laarman has installed a timeline on the wall of New York's Cooper Hewitt Museum. "It starts with the Big Bang and goes way into the future," he explains. Eternal life will be dRead More