Samuel Wilkinson


Stamford Works, Gillett Street, London N16 8JH

Samuel Wilkinson for Ex.t

“I’ve got a background in industrial design so my mindset is mainly logical to get to the final product.
The creative process can change at anytime depending on the design so inspiration can come from many sources, from research or observation or trial and error. I like to take on new challenges all the time, it’s so inspiring going into something I’ve never done before design wise. That sense of unknown is what really pushes one to try to find new and fresh solutions. With Ex.t I was very stimulated by the idea of making a product conceived for a specific setting, like the bathroom, but suitable for many other living spaces with a verstile aesthetic”

Samuel Wilkinson

Samuel Wilkinson’s commitment to designing interesting objects is apparent in his work, always looking to add a fresh dynamic approach in either form or function. His deep understanding of materials and manufacturing helps him to push the boundaries whilst still achieving a high level of detail and craftsmanship. Samuel Wilkinson graduated in furniture and related product design at Ravensboure College of Art & Design in 2002. While at Ravensbourne Wilkinson won several design awards, including the RSA award and D&AD New Blood. After working for 5 years for leading consultancies he set up his eponymous studio in 2008. The studio’s work diversifies across various disciplines from small consumer products to large public projects. Samuel’s work has been published worldwide and has won numerous awards including two of the highest honours in design, Design of the Year from the London Design museum and the Black pencil from the D&AD. His work is features in permanent collections of some the most regarded museums including the MoMA, The Victoria and Albert Museum, The Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Collection, The Art Institute of Chicago and the Design Museum in Helsinki.