You are English and grew up in Hertfordshire. How did you end up in Sweden?
I worked for Jasper Morrison in the early 1990s and he introduced me to quite a lot of people in the industry - one of them was Thomas Sandell, an architect based in Stockholm so when I finished college I asked him for a job and I moved to Sweden for what I thought would be six months. That was 24 years ago!
Your latest product for Resident is the Offset Dining Table, which joins the already popular Offset Coffee Table and Stool.
Where did the original inspiration for this Offset Range come from?
I am a big fan of simple products that showcase a certain imperfection whilst still being industrially perfect. Achieving this idea can be challenging. The Offset products came as an accident while trying to align a base to a top that we had made in the studio: the alignment was never perfect. So I decided to go with this idea of offsetting the alignment, and this is how ...