Richard Hutten, Homo Ludens – The playing man
Richard’s lecture will be about his work. This can range from his design methodology through to his current work and art direction for Ngispen.
Graduated at the Academy Industrial Design Eindhoven in 1991. That same year he started his own design studio, working on a variety of projects such as: furniture, product, interior and exhibition design. He developed his ‘No sign of design’ and ‘Table upon table’ concepts.
He is one of the most internationally successful Dutch designers; a key exponent of “Droog Design”, in which he has been involved since its inception in 1993. His work is part of the permanent collections of, among others, Centraal Museum Utrecht, Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art Amsterdam, Vitra Museum Weil am Rhein, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Philippe Starck used some of Hutten’s designs for the interiors of the Delano Hotel Miami and the Mondrian Hotel Los Angeles.