London, b.1959

Jasper Morrison

Jasper Morrison's designs have long been the domestic choice of creative professionals, whilst simultaneously populating public art spaces and institutional settings. In 2014, he designed the furniture for the extension to Tate Modern, more than ten years after working on the opening of the museum with the architects Herzog & de Meuron, and in 2009, he was invited by the Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Bordeaux to create an interventional installation of his contemporary designs interwoven within the historical collections.

Work by Jasper Morrison is included in significant international collections such as Museum of Modern Art, New York; Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, New York; Centre Pompidou, Paris; V&A Museum, London; Design Museum, London, Musée des Arts Decoratif, Paris; Vitra Design Museum Collection, Weil am Rein; M+, Hong Kong; and...

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Biography

Jasper Morrison's designs have long been the domestic choice of creative professionals, whilst simultaneously populating public art spaces and institutional settings. In 2014, he designed the furniture for the extension to Tate Modern, more than ten years after working on the opening of the museum with the architects Herzog & de Meuron, and in 2009, he was invited by the Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Bordeaux to create an interventional installation of his contemporary designs interwoven within the historical collections.

Work by Jasper Morrison is included in significant international collections such as Museum of Modern Art, New York; Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, New York; Centre Pompidou, Paris; V&A Museum, London; Design Museum, London, Musée des Arts Decoratif, Paris; Vitra Design Museum Collection, Weil am Rein; M+, Hong Kong; and many more.

Artworks

20

Cork Console Table, 2019

RELATED CATEGORIES

Art and Design / Chairs / Corks / Functionality / Furniture / Furniture Design / Industrial Design / Industrial Production / London / Stools / United Kingdom

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

  • 1985

    Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom (1982-1985)

  • 1982

    Kingston Polytechnic Design School, London, United Kingdom (1979-1982)

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2019

    “Jasper Morrison: Thingness,” Piknic, Seoul, South Korea

  • 2018

    “Jasper Morrison: Objects & Atmosphere,” Iittala & Arabia Design Centre, Helsinki, Finland

  • “Jasper Morrison: Thingness,” Grassi Museum, Leipzig, Germany

Collections

  • Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

  • Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, NY

  • Design Museum, London, United Kingdom

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Education

  • 1985

    Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom (1982-1985)

  • 1982

    Kingston Polytechnic Design School, London, United Kingdom (1979-1982)

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2019

    “Jasper Morrison: Thingness,” Piknic, Seoul, South Korea

  • 2018

    “Jasper Morrison: Objects & Atmosphere,” Iittala & Arabia Design Centre, Helsinki, Finland

  • “Jasper Morrison: Thingness,” Grassi Museum, Leipzig, Germany

  • 2017

    “Jasper Morrison: Thingness,” Bauhaus Archive, Berlin, Germany

  • 2016

    “Jasper Morrison: Thingness,” Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom

  • “Jasper Morrison: Thingness,” Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich, Switzerland

  • 2015

    “Jasper Morrison: Thingness,” Grand Hornu, Boussu, Belgium

  • 2014

    “Jasper Morrison, Jonathan Olivares, Marco Velardi: Source material,” Kaleidoscope Project, Space, Milan, Italy

  • 2011

    “Jasper Morrison: Danish Design - I Like It,” CopenDesign Museum Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark

  • 2009

    “Jasper Morrison: Bordeaux Musée des Arts Décoratifs,” Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Bordeaux, France

  • 2006

    “Jasper Morrison and Naoto Fukasawa: Super Normal,” Axis Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

  • 2001

    “Jasper Morrison: Yamigiwa Centre,” Yamigiwa Centre, Tokyo, Japan

Collections

  • Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

  • Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, NY

  • Design Museum, London, United Kingdom

  • Musée des Arts Decoratif, Paris, France

  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

  • M+, Hong Kong

  • Vitra Design Museum Collection, Weil am Rhein

  • V&A Museum, London, United Kingdom

Publications

  • 2017

    “The Hard Life,” Lars Müller Publishers, Baden, Germany

  • 2016

    “The Hard Life Notebook,” Apartamento Fanzines, Barcelona, Spain

  • 2015

    “A Book of Things,” Lars Müller Publishers, Baden, Germany

  • 2014

    “The Good Life,” Lars Müller Publishers, Baden, Germany

  • “Source Material,” Vitra Design Museum, Kaleidoscope Press, Baden, Germany

  • 2013

    “Library of Design,” Jasper Morrison Ltd, London United Kingdom

  • 2012

    Jasper Morrison: Au Musée,” Museum of Decorative Arts in Bordeaux, Bernard Chauveau Editeur, Paris, France

  • 2007

    “Super Normal: Sensations of the Ordinary,” Lars Müller Publishers, Baden, Germany

  • 2006

    “Super Normal Manifesto,” Lars Müller Publishers, Baden, Germany

  • “Repertoire pour une forme,” Bernard Chauveau Editeur, Paris, France

  • “Everything But The Walls 2nd Edition,” Lars Müller Publishers, Baden, Germany

  • 2002

    “Everything But The Walls,” Lars Müller Publishers, Baden, Germany