Jasper Morrison was born in London in 1959, and graduated in Design at Kingston Polytechnic Design School, London, and The Royal College of Art for Postgraduate studies. In 1986 he set up an Office for Design in London. His work was included in the Documenta 8 exhibition in Kassel in 1987, for which he designed the Reuters News Centre. He then began designing products for SCP in London, the German door handle producer FSB, the Office furniture company Vitra, and the Italian furniture producer Cappellini. In 1992 together with James Irvine, he organised Progetto Oggetto for Cappellini, a collection of household objects designed together with a group of young European designers. Jasper Morrison Ltd. currently based in London and Paris, has worked Alessi, Alias, Canon Camera Division, Japan; Cappellini, Rosenthal, and in 2004 began consultancies with Samsung Electronics, Korea, Muji, Japan, and Olivetti in Italy.