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Michael Young

Young established a studio in Hong Kong in 2006, and has since been a designer and creative director for many companies in the Chinese manufacturing industry.

Michael Young (b. 1966) is one of the UK’s most influential industrial designers. After graduating from Kingston University, Young opened up his own studio in 1993 and quickly became a worldwide sensation with icons such as Magazine Sofa (1994) and the Stick Light lamp (1997). Young established a studio in Hong Kong in 2006, and has since been a designer and creative director for many companies in the Chinese manufacturing industry. Young has successfully combined his unique knowledge of the industrial process with an artistic vision, which has led to groundbreaking and commercially successful designs in a wide range of product categories for brands such as Cappellini, Lacoste and Virgin Atlantic.

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