Tom Robinson

Product Designer & Furniture Designer

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Projects

About me

I am an industrial designer with 5 years’ experience, working with award-winning design studios & manufacturers. I create products, consumer electronics, lighting, furniture, installations & interiors. I use my cross-discipline experience to positively evolve modern living.

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Skills

  • Lateral Thinker
  • 2D and 3D Sketching
  • 3D Visualisation in Rhino
  • Idea Generation
  • 3D Model Making
  • Creatve Problem Solving Abilities
  • 3ds Max
  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Photography
  • Bilingual

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Forpeople

    Forpeople

    • Design
  • S

    Studio Glithero

    • V

      Viewport Studio

      • P

        Peices

        Work history

        Currently

        Co-founder and Creative Director

        Peices

        Jan 2020
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Part Time
        • I am the co-founder and Creative Director for Peices, a design brand for modern living. My collaborative role involves leading all phases of design and development, from idea generation and design strategy, through to sourcing international manufacturers and investment. Peices will be launching it's first product, the Modular Rug (patent-pending), in S/S 2020.

        Currently

        Lead Designer

        Viewport Studio

        May 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • I have created products, lighting, furniture, interiors and transportation, for clients such as Microsoft, Decode and Virgin Galactic. Daily tasks involve leading design projects from design-phase through to manufacture, commissioning manufacturers, managing teams and engaging with clients. I have also created brands from the ground-up designing strategy, brand identity, VR and UX, product and spaces; this has resulted in me presenting these brands at international conferences and gaining new business. Project List: Decode London - Pill Lamp - Lighting Design Virgin Galactic - World's First Aerospace Lounge & Work Area - Furniture & Interior Design Microsoft Partnerships - Dimension Studio - Furniture & Interior Design Hyper - An Immersive Design Service - Strategy, Brand, Product Design & New Business

        2016

        Jan 2015 - Apr 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • I created products, lighting, furniture, installations and interiors, for clients such as Gallery Fumi, Wallpaper* Magazine and the V&A Museum. Daily tasks involved leading design projects from design-phase through to final delivery, commissioning manufacturers, managing teams and engaging with clients. I oversaw design and production of multiple high-quality furniture pieces, gaining a deep understanding of production processes for glass blowing, woodworking, metal fabrication and textile production. Project List: Gallery Fumi - Headboard & Bed Frame - Lighting, Product & Furniture Design Wallpaper Magazine - Furniture Display for Tory Burch in Milan, Italy - Installation The V&A Museum - 30m Kinetic Installation for London Design Festival - Installation Jerusalem Design Week - Exhibition Production & Install in Jerusalem, Israel - Exhibition

        2014

        Junior Designer

        Forpeople

        Aug 2014 - Dec 2014
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • I designed products, mobile devices, ad-campaigns and air-line cabin components for clients such as Coca-Cola, and leading manufacturers in automotive, aviation and consumer electronic goods. Project List: Confidential - Future Mobile Device - Research & Industrial Design Confidential - Interior Cabin Monuments - Furniture & Aviation Design Confidential - Automotive Product & Exhibition Design Coca Cola - 150 years of Heritage Movie - Narrative & Film Design

        Education

        2014

        BA Product Design - 1st Class Honours

        Nottingham Trent University

        Sep 2010 - Jul 2014
        • Nottingham, United Kingdom
        • Graduated with a 1st Class Honors Degree. Exhibited at New Designers 2014 - Received John Lewis Loves Award for 'Duo' Furniture Range Selected for one-month Design Residency in Guangzhou, China, funded by British Arts Council. - Collaborated with researchers and designers from Europe and Asia, to create design products from industrial waste. - Created solutions to re-use 2% of cardboard waste in China.

        Awards

        2016

        20 UK Industrial Designers You Need to Know

        Mylo Magazine

        • Selected as a 'leading Industrial Designer from the UK' by Mylo Lifestyle Magazine.

        2014

        John Lewis Loves Award

        John Lewis & Partners

        • Recipient of John Lewis Loves Award for 'Duo', a Furniture Range with Air-Purifying Elements. The 'Duo' mirror was selected for exhibition as part of the John Lewis Design Collective at Design Junction 2014. The John Lewis Design Collective aims to 'collaborate with the brightest talent around to bring their customer exclusive collections of beautiful designer homewares'.