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ALEXANDER TAYLOR

Alexander Taylor
 
ALEXANDER TAYLOR
Born in 1975 in the North East of England Alexander Taylor studied Furniture and Product Design at Nottingham Trent University and began his career with architects Procter:Rihl before deciding to realise his own designs and set up a studio in 2002.

In 2003 Alexander was selected by Max Fraser to feature in the influential DESIGN UK 2 (Published May 2003) and showed for the first time in 100% Design.

Milan 2004 was the first international launch of the 'Antlers' coat hook for UK manufacturer Thorsten van Elten The 'Antlers' coat hook won the Elle Decoration Home Accessory of the Year Award. Later this year saw the launch of new work produced by Japanese manufacturer E&Y. This work was shown in Tokyo during Tokyo Design Week along with new lighting, which was included in a touring exhibition called 'Twinkle Twinkle' organised by the British Council.

2005 saw Alexander winning Elle Decoration Young designer of the Year award and also best in Lighting for the family of fold 'Fold' lamps for the British manufacturer Established & Sons.

Currently Alexander is working on new products for both existing and new manufacturers and Milan 2006 sees the Launch of the 'Butterfly' table with Italian manufacturers Zanotta as a co-edition E&Y Zanotta.

Alexander has been invited to lecture and run workshops both in the UK and internationally as well as working on private domestic commissions from his studio in London.


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