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100 Top Product Designers: Lara Bohinc

Based in London, Lara Bohinc was born in Slovenia and is one of the most innovative and top product designers of her generation. Her talent for creating products with timeless modernity has made her one of the best product designers. After studying industrial and graphic design at the Ljubljana Academy of Fine Arts, in 1994 she went to London, where she took an MA in jewelry and metalwork. Since then, she built a stunning career: One Hundred Edition presents to you some of the most marvelous artworks made by Lara Bohinc.

 

“People always say it’s so different but for me, it’s not. When you’re a designer, one day you might be doing a bottle, the next day a motorbike, it’s not a problem.”

Lara Bohinc

 

CELESTE CONSOLE

 

CONSTELLATION BOWL SMALL – VERDE ANTICO

 

The top product designer has been devoted to fashion, jewelry, and architecture from an early age. She worked for some high-end brands like Cartier, Gucci and Guy Laroche. Her work is versatile: Lara Bohinc is a passionate believer in the universality of a good unique design.

 

FORTRESS TOWER VASE – BLUE

 

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FORTRESS TREASURY BOX – RED

 

HALF MOON MIRROR

Lara Bohinc’s ability to create work with iconic beauty is rooted in her familiarity with materials and manufacturing approaches. While retaining a deep respect for the traditional principles of her craft, she has also drawn on her knowledge of industrial techniques, fusing modernity of style with function, to achieve a contemporary elegance. Her signature style is a mix of contradictions: bold yet light, graphic yet fluid, angular yet feminine.

 

JUPITER VASE

 

LUNAR CHAIR – PETROL BLUE

 

SATURN AND PLUTO BOX

 

SOLARIS KINETIC TABLE

Her first modern furniture piece was the Solaris Kinetic Table, launched at Wallpaper “Handmade” exhibition in 2014. The success of this craftsmanship piece resulted in two further collections of marble furniture and interior accessories.

 

STARGAZER CANDLE HOLDER SINGLE – VERDE GUATEMALA

 

Sensitive to corporate needs, the top product designer brings to her consultancy work flexibility that respects the heritage, craftsmanship, and identity of her clients, yet builds on them in an imaginative, original way. Winning a Marks & Spencer New Generation Design Award in 1997, the artist successfully launched her own jewelry label, Lara Bohinc 107, in the same year.

 

See also: 100 Top Product Designer: Nacho Carbonell

 

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