Designer of the Day: Tom Chung – SURFACE

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Here, we ask designers to take a selfie and give us an inside look at their life.

Age: 32

Occupation: Industrial designer.

Instagram: @tom__chung

Hometown: Vancouver.

Studio location: Vancouver and Rotterdam.

Describe what you make: Objects, interiors, exhibitions, publications, writing.

The most important thing you’ve designed to date: The interior renovation of my childhood home for my parents.

Describe the problem your work solves: The budget.

Describe the project you are working on now: New work for Muuto, sofas and art direction for Part & Whole, a zine with Nifemi Marcus Bello, and some self-directed projects.

A new or forthcoming project we should know about: My Piton Lamp that I designed and showed at Villa Noailles in 2018 will soon be available at Muuto!

What you absolutely must have in your studio: Natural light.

What you do when you’re not working: Sports, swimming outside, cooking, looking at art, dinner with friends.

Sources of creative envy: Omar-S Cassette Mix from ‘93.

The distraction you want to eliminate: I’ve accepted that it’s all part of the process.

Concrete or marble? Concrete.

High-rise or townhouse? Mid-rise.

Remember or forget? Remember.

Aliens or ghosts? Aliens.

Dark or light? Both.

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