11. November 2019 | Materials & Surfaces, Shop Fitting, Store Design & Visual Merchandising, Shopping Today, Video

Interview with industrial designer Chris Lefteri

In design, materials can do a lot more than most of us are aware of. At the K trade fair (the world’s most important trade fair for the plastics and rubber industry), the team of EuroShop’s online magazine met the internationally successful industrial designer Chris Lefteri. In a few words, the creative mind sums up important trends for us.

Two men sit opposite each other in white armchairs and talk; copyright: Messe Düsseldorf

Chris Lefteri in an interview with Dirk Diepenseifen from Messe Düsseldorf // © Messe Düsseldorf

Chris Lefteri talks about the effect materials that are used for shop design can have: What do materials look like, how do they feel or how do they influence the acoustics in a room. Those are complex questions that need to be considered when redesigning a store. At EuroShop in the Shop Fitting and Store Design dimension, interested visitors will find exhibits and know-how on the subject of materials and surfaces.

More about Chris Lefteri

Chris Lefteri is an internationally recognized authority on materials and their application in design. The work of his studio and publications have been pivotal in changing the way designers and the materials industry consider materials. His books include “Materials for Design”, “Making It” and other titles in the “Materials for Inspirational Design” series.

Chris Lefteri Design, has locations in London and Seoul and works with multiple Fortune 100 companies. His studio is widely recognized as one of the leading studios working in the field of materials & CMF (Color, Materials, Finish). He studied Industrial Design under Professor Daniel Weil at the Royal College of Art, London.

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