Designer Profile: Benjamin Hubert
Born in the UK in 1984, Benjamin Hubert studied Industrial Design and Technology at Loughborough University and graduated in 2006. Following successful degree shows, Benjamin exhibited at New Designers 06 with ‘Puff Out Lights’ winning the Corus Material Award and receiving short listings in two further categories.
Benjamin Hubert Studio exhibited at 100% futures 2008, receiving ‘the most promising designer award’. In 2009, he launched ‘a year in the making’ winning best new product at 100% Design and Best British Design in the British Design Awards.
Benjamin Hubert Studio products are exhibited and retailed across the world and have received numerous industry awards. The studio employs a materials and process focused design approach and now works with a range of international manufacturers across furniture, lighting and product sectors. Working with companies such as Ercol, De Vorm, De La Espada, &Tradition, Decode, Authentics and Viaduct, Benjamin Hubert has created some amazing pieces from lighting made with cork to beech coatstands.
Photography by Richard Boll