Born in 1958, Lovegrove studied industrial design at Manchester Polytechnic and at the Royal College of Art in London. At the beginning of the 1980s he started work for Frogdesign, an industrial design consultancy in Germany, where he was assigned to projects for Apple and Sony. Going on to work across Europe, Ross returned to England in 1986 and established his own practice. Since then he has collaborated with some of the world’s most outstanding design manufacturers, such as Luceplan, Cappellini, Moroso, Driade, Tag Heuer, Peugeot, Issey Miyake, Yamagiwa Corp., Herman Miller, Japanese Airways and Toyo Ito Architects, Japan. He has won many awards – such as The World Technology Prize for Design in San Francisco and his work is held in permanent collections in design museums around the world including Museum of Modern Art, the Design Museum in London and Vitra. Red Dot 2008 Winner.