Jens Praet (born 1984) is a Belgian designer. After completing his education in Italy and The Netherlands, he opened his design studio in 2007 near Florence, Italy where he works and experiments on a variety of new products. Praet’s design is characterised by a passion for everyday objects and materials and the combination of old and new. He finds inspiration in unexpected details and daily issues, which then become the starting point in the design process. Creations from Studio Jens Praet have been exhibited and featured at many design events and in design publications and newspapers around the world.
Vibeke Skar (born 1983) is a Norwegian designer who began her studies in Italy. She subsequently worked at Frost Produkt while attending The Oslo School of Architecture and Design. Since completing her Masters degree in 2009 she has worked as a freelance designer under the name Studio Vibeke Skar. Her strengths lie within her distinctive choice of form and detail, inspired by Norwegian history, culture and nature, resulting in products that people can personally relate to. Vibeke Skar’s products have been featured in a number of major Norwegian design magazines and newspapers. Her contemporary design collection is generating increasing interest on the international design scene.