Martin Born

Martin Born is a not-so-disciplinary designer living in Helsinki, Finland. He was trained at the Design Academy Eindhoven before beginning his work as a furniture designer, curator and political activist in Finland and the Netherlands.Martin’s work has been shown at the NAi Rotterdam, Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven, Mudam Luxembourg and in selections of the German Design Council. His Crate Shelf and Clamp are part of the Architonic Design Collection (CH).Martin has curated initiatives from the political “Kraken Heeft Nederland Vormgegeven” to the graduation exhibitions of Helsinki’s Aalto University and Kolding School of Design (DK). He is currently resident of Helsinki’s new collaborative workspace, Sankariliiga, where he is also running Design Library Hermanni, an independent source for design, architecture and media books in Helsinki. His work has received the support of the Finnish Cultural Foundation and the Arts Promotion Centre Finland.

Website: mborn.com

Crate shelf

[d³] contest / 2010