The objects are made in family-run workshops around the world, which are carefully selected for their unique expertise and traditional use of materials. Each product is handmade and stamped with the designer’s mark. Michael Anastassiade’s design philosophy is to produce exceptionally designed objects with permanent value. The brand is and will remain a platform for Michael’s uncompromising vision of contemporary design that inspires conversation, participation, and interaction.
Classic minimalism and well-thought-out design
Michael Anastassiades, the designer behind the brand of the same name, established his own studio in London in 1994. He trained as a civil engineer at London’s Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, before completing a master’s degree in industrial design at the Royal College of Art. His work is on permanent display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Crafts Council in London and the Frac Centre in Orléans, France, among others. Michael Anastassiade’s own studio has designed products with several major manufacturers including Flos, B&B Italia, and Cassina. Michael Anastassiade’s designs are characterized by minimalism combined with well-thought-out design.