Joris Laarman graduated from the Design Academy in Eindhoven, The Netherlands and in 2003 founded the Joris Laarman Lab in Amsterdam where he established a close collaboration between artists and engineers. Using digital technologies, he is a pioneer of research in industrial design. Joris Laarman imagines his own design software and the tools that accompany them, extending the applications of these technologies. He works with innovative companies, such as MX3D with whom he created the first metal bridge completely printed in 3D (Amsterdam, 2017).
He has been invited as a guest professor in several European universities such as The Architectural Association of London, The Design Academy of Eindhoven, and the Rietveld Academy of Amsterdam. In 2011, the Joris Laarman Studio won one of Wall Street Journal’s eight awards for innovation.