Carrying out a diverse range of work, the Industrial Design team frequently works as an integral part of the overall studio, designing specific building elements, but also developing products at a commercial and domestic scale in collaboration with industry partners such as, lighting products for Lumina and Louis Poulsen, furniture with Walter Knoll and Vitra, and nautical commissions for YachtPlus and other private clients. The team's complete range of projects can be found here.
The Industrial design team works with leading lighting manufacturers including, Artemide, Lumina, and Fontana Arte. We design lighting fixtures at varying scales, from track lights to desk lamps. Foster + Partners lighting designs are available globally.
The practice is frequently commissioned by leading manufacturers to design new products for commercial markets. We design a diverse range of products, from consumer electronics to porcelain tableware to building related devices.
From the Nomos system (1986) through to the desking systems for Bloomberg (2017) the team has continued to work with leading furniture makers to design elements that complement and fulfil the functional aspects of a space. From domestic seating, tables, and storage, through to complete office systems.
The industrial design team supports architectural teams by designing specific elements for projects, providing specialist knowledge of manufacturing techniques, materials and detailing. This includes furniture, lighting, wayfinding solutions, M+E Integration and transportation design.