joris laarman was born in the netherlands in 1979, and graduated cum laude from
the design academy eindhoven in 2003. while still in school he created the ‘heatwave
radiator,’ a design widely-lauded and incorporated into museum collections such as
the cooper-hewitt and fond national d’art contemporain, puteaux, france, and has been
produced by droog. in 2004, he received wallpaper’s ‘young designer of the year’ award,
and in the same year established his studio and laboratory.