Jens Praet & Vibeke SkarBELGIUM & NORWAY
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.
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.