“The Antlers are a very important product to me as they were my first piece to be taken on by a producer and I feel fit perfectly the spirit of Thorsten’s collection.”
Born in 1975 in the North East of England Alexander Taylor went on to study Furniture and Product Design at Nottingham Trent University and began his career with London based architects Procter:Rihl before deciding to realise his own designs and set up a studio in 2002.
Alexander has since developed furniture and lighting for leading international design manufacturers such as Zanotta, E&Y, Established & Sons and Classicon as well as UK producers Thorsten van Elten and Hitch Mylius.
In 2004 The Antlers coat hook won the Elle Decoration Home Accessory of the Year Award. The following year saw Alexander winning Elle Decoration Young Designer of the Year and Best in Lighting for the family of Fold lamps.
In 2006 The Museum of Modern Art, New York acquired the Fold lamp for the permanent collection. Whilst the Butterfly table for Zanotta received the Chicago Athenaeum Museum: Good Design Award.