Joris Laarman uses the latest scientific insights in robotics, nano technology and digital techniques as well as traditional crafts to develop new products. For Laarman a good design starts with a good scientific experiment. He is one of the key figures in the current wave of designers exploring the soft spot where cutting-edge technology and plain old beauty converge.
Watch our short video profile of the visionary product designer, winner of the 2011 Wall Street Journal Innovator of the Year Award!
CREDITS: Commissioning editor Submarine: Geert van de Wetering, Producer: Rosa van Tienen, Research: Liselotte Francken, Director: Marieke Helmus, Camera: Pierre Rezus, Sound: Steven van Dijk, Editor: Niels de Roos, Color correction: Editpoint, Music/Sound Design: Pastelle Music, Produced by Submarine, Femke Wolting & Bruno Felix, Commissioned by DutchDFA