Established in 1976 in the north east of Italy, Magis designs without boundaries from an Italian company. The company’s success is based on the desire to provide a broad swathe of users with access to high functional and technological quality products for the home, developed in partnership with major international designers, with a vision of the resulting products that is ethical and poetic as well as aesthetic.
Magis products that are all 100% “Made in Italy”, are a guarantee of high quality, in line with the firm’s tradition, which has developed from its craftmanship and cultural roots, through the evolving styles and industrial growth of the eighties and nineties, and continues to comprise one of the company’s greatest and most valuable assets.
Jasper Morrison was born in London in 1959, and graduated in Design at Kingston Polytechnic Design School, London (1979-82 BA (Des.)) and The Royal College of Art for Postgraduate studies (1982-85 MA (Des.) RCA). In 1984 he studied at Berlin’s HdK on a Scholarship. In 1986 he set up an Office for Design in London. Today Jasper Morrison Ltd. consists of three design offices, a main office in London and two branch offices: one in Paris (opened 2002) and one in Tokyo (opened 2007). Services offered by Jasper Morrison Ltd. are wide ranging, from furniture to tableware and kitchen products, to lighting, electronics and appliance design, designs for public space and more recently watches, clocks & shoes. In 2005, he founded Super Normal with Naoto Fukasawa. June 2006 saw the first Super Normal exhibition in Tokyo. In 2009, the Jasper Morrison Limited Shop opened in London, and in 2011 his webshop was launched. He has clients across the globe, all leaders in their individual fields. They include: Magis, Alessi, Camper, Cappellini, Flos, Rado Watch, Rosenthal, Rowenta, Samsung Electronics, Sony Design, Vitra, etc.