Samuel Wilkinson’s commitment and enthusiasm to designing interesting objects and spaces is apparent in his work, always looking to add a fresh approach in either form or function. His deep understanding of materials and manufacturing helps the studio push the boundaries in achieving a high level of detail and craftsmanship in their output. Their work diversifies across various disciplines from consumer products to interiors to public realm.
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 Design Museum’s in London and Helsinki.
Samuel Wilkinson graduated in furniture and related product design at Ravensboure College of Art & Design. While at Ravensbourne Wilkinson won several design awards, including the RSA award and D&AD New Blood.
He went straight into employment, working for consultancies such as Tangerine, Fitch:London, PearsonLloyd, and Conran. Throughout these years, he worked on various award-winning projects for clients including British Airways, Audi, LG, Samsung, and Virgin Airways. Following his tenure at these leading companies, he established his eponymous studio in 2010.
iF Design award 2023
Design Guild Mark 2023
Good Design Award 2022
Design Excellence award 2022
Best Outdoor seating (Elle Decoration) 2021
Design Guild Mark 2021
Best Table lamp 2021
Best Seating (Elle Decoration) 2020
Design Guild Mark 2019
Best Lighting Design junction 2017
Best Stand Design / Design junction 2015
Design of the Year (Sweden) 2014
German Design Award 2014
Design Of the Year ‘London Design Museum’ 2011
Product Of the Year ‘London Design Museum’ 2011
Black Pencil ‘D&AD’ 2011
Yellow Pencil ‘D&AD’ 2011
Eco Designer of the Year 2011
Index Award (Finalist) 2011
Best British Design (Shortlist) 2010