FORA.tv Speaker - Beat Karrer

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Biography

Beat Karrer founded FluidSolids in 2012, and was nominated for the Swiss Design Prize for innovation in new materials in 2013. FluidSolids develops biobased materials and technologies and has has been outsourced as an independent company from his design firm Studio Beat Karrer. Since 1993 the Zurich-based designer and his team develop new products for renowned clientele including Boffi, DuPont Corian World, OFFECT Röthlisberger and toosB. The studio Karrer has won several international prizes for his designs, which often are unusual in their approach yet very functional and practical in their daily application. He is also an active visiting teacher, participates in juries and leads workshops, for example for the Vitra Design Museum. Karrer's ideas have appeared in many publications and various books.

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Material Matters: Designers Talk

06.14.14 | 00:55:10 min | 0 comments