James Irvine 1958-2013

British born designer and graduate of the Royal College of Art, James Irvine, has died aged 54.

In 1984 Irvine moved to Milan and in 1988 he opened a design studio making industrial design products.

He is best known for his product and furniture designs and his studio has worked with brands such as Alias, Arper, MDF Italia, B&B Italia, Canon, Muji, Olivetti, Thonet and Zumtobel.

For his work in the design industry, James Irvine was awarded an Honourary Doctorate in Design from Kingston University and was appointed as a Royal Designer for Industry in 2004 by the Royal Society of Arts in London.



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