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ABOUT

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NORIE MATSUMOTO

DESIGN PHILOSOPHY, BIOGRAPHY and AWARDS

 

DESIGN PHILOSOPHY
Born 1978 in Tokyo, Japan.
Norie had set up her design studio in May 2013, which is based in London. Her background is furniture designing and making. She developed industrial design skills at Royal College of Art.
Her design is always considering how material could be used more beautifully but also finding a connection with audience through a simple ecstatic, which is one of enjoyable part of her work.
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EXHIBITIONS
2014.  Design Junction – London, LDF 2014
2014.
  Wish List – V&A, London, LDF 2014 / Commissioner by Norman Foster
2014.
  100% Design – London, LDF 2014 
2014.
 WORKS – Modern Craft Market, Heal’s London
2013.  Something like a Musical Instrument – Yamaha Design Studio London, LDF 2013
2013.  Made by WORKS – Clerkenwell Gallery, London, LDF 2013
2013.  WORKS – Royal College of Art Graduates, Milan, Italy
2012.  Out of the Woods: Adventures of 12 Hardwood Chairs – V&A, London
2012.  SHOW RCA – Royal College of Art, London
2012.  Paradise – Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milan, Italy
2010.  Give it Away – Victoria and Albert Museum, London
2010.  New Designers – Business Design Centre, London
2009.  New Designers – Business Design Centre, London
2009.  Home Sweet Home – Victoria and Albert Museum, London
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AWARDS
2014.  Wood Awards, People’s Choise Award / ‘Folded Chair’
2013.  Yamaha Summer Design Camp, Something like a Musical Instrument, Finalist / ‘Street Sound Prints’
2012.  Conran Foundation Award / ‘Chiffon Light’
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