Designers partnering with the People’s Factory writing about their design work.

Saikat Biswas / Empoise Design Studios

Saikat Biswas is an Industrial Designer from India. He has a vast experience of developing and delivering industrial design solutions of a varied spectrum, from creating mobile phones to designing trains. He has studied industrial design at National Institute of Design, India and was an exchange student to the Pforzheim University of Applied Science, Germany. Saikat has patents and design recognitions to his credit. During his stint at Provoke, Finland, he worked for big brands like Nokia, ABB, EADS, Boeing, … Read More

Julian Hoppen

My fascination for product design started as a child with first playful creations with wood. Only later did this fascination become a passion for product design. During my studies in Industrial Design, my initial focus was on graphical design, but more and more shifted towards the design of truly enjoyable physical products. The biggest reward for me is to see my ideas become concepts and then real, functional enjoyable products. This is what motivated me to support the People’s Factory. … Read More

Nikki Kreis, Kreisdesign

Swiss-born Nikki Kreis worked as an interior architect in Australia, New York and Berlin before settling in London and starting Kreisdesign. She quickly identified Birch Plywood as her perfect material as, not only is it beautiful to look at, but made from fast growing sustainable wood and cut efficiently to reduce waste it is very environmentally friendly. The Peg-it-all collection of pegboards and home accessories now includes more than 60 products and is stocked in independent retailers in the UK … Read More

Daniel Groß, Zenziwerken

Starting at studying graphics design, then working as an illustrator and photographer while transcending into software development, Daniel was longing to produce something more “touchable”. A CNC-machine made the perfect playground for the self taught industrial designer. Wood is his main material, because it has a natural look and feel and very unique characteristics, while being as well a natural resource as being wide available. Many designs show features that that make perfect use of the peculiarities of a CNC, … Read More

Justyna Fałdzińska & Miłosz Dąbrowski, UAU Project

UAU Project is a multidisciplinary design studio based in Warsaw, Poland. Founded in 2011 by Justyna Fałdzińska & Miłosz Dąbrowski, graduates from Industrial Design Faculty on Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts. Currently our main interest is exploring and experimenting with consumer oriented 3D printing for use in home production because we think it’s the future. We want to show that 3D printing is the best way to make good design accessible. We develop our products with passion and commitment, with … Read More

Isaac Pierre

Isaac is a product designer based in Barcelona, Spain. After completing is Fine Art degree at Concordia University in Montréal, Canada Isaac engaged in a prolific career as a film production designer in fiction and commercial film while developing a parallel body of work as interior and product designer. More about Isaac here .


Thomas Studer

Thomas is an industrial and product designer with conviction and passion. Observation is his favourite way of designing. His works are mainly created while experiencing everyday life. He moves through places in active perception, observes situations, actions and reactions of people and tries to find the best solutions for these moments. Products must not be created to satisfy consumption or materialism. He lives and loves these intensive processes of design. More about Thomas here .