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Jens Praet & Vibeke Skar

Jens Praet & Vibeke Skar


Belgian Jens Praet is the epitome of the budding international design star. Born in 1984, he studied in both The Netherlands and Italy before deciding to stay in the latter, opening his design studio in 2007 near Florence, where he works and experiments on a variety of new products. Praet’s design is characterized by a passion for everyday objects and materials, as well as the combination of old and new. He finds inspiration in unexpected details, which he sees as starting points in the design process. Creations from Studio Jens Praet have been exhibited during many design events and featured in design publications and newspapers around the world. His avant-garde take on design makes him a popular programming highlight at design fairs. His Shredded Ware collection of furniture, in a limited edition of 12 and fashioned from shredded Elle Décor magazines, made for a popular workshop at Design Days Dubai in 2012, when he created a number of pieces on the premises. This was an encore of sorts, his reputation of transforming trash into usable objects set when he rocketed onto the design scene in 2008 at the Salone del Mobile with his One Day Paper Waste, a table made of

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