Jasper Morrison Biography - ArtLyst
Jasper Morrison was born in London in 1959. He received a degree in Design at Kingston Polytechnic Design School, London (1979-82 BA ) and The Royal College of Art for Postgraduate studies (1982-85 MA RCA). In 1984 he studied at Berlins HdK on a Scholarship.
In 1986 he set up an Office for Design in London. His work was included in the Documenta 8 exhibition in Kassel in 1987, for which he designed the Reuters News Centre. The following year he was invited to take part in 'Design Werkstadt', a part of the Berlin, Cultural City of Europe program, where he exhibited some new items for the house, part I at the DAAD Gallery.
Morrison began designing products for SCP in London, the German door handle producer FSB, the Office furniture company Vitra, and the Italian furniture producer Cappellini.
In 1992 together with James Irvine, he organised Progetto Oggetto for Cappellini, a collection of household objects designed together with a group of young European designers. He also worked with Andreas Brandolini and Axel Kufus on a variety of installations, exhibition designs and town planning projects under the umbrella of Utilism International.