Jacob is an award-winning designer & architect based in Toronto, Canada and in Berlin, Germany.
His designs push the limits of convention, introducing exciting twists in form and function.
Jacob works in his workshop, collaborates on projects and products, and teaches product design.
AWARDS & HONOURS
+ European Product Design Award in Gold, 2018
+ Honoree Award from NYC x Design Week, New York 2016
+ Red Dot Design Award, Runner Up, 2016
+ Designlines Magazine “Loves-Tag”: (top 100 new design products) Interior Design Show, 2016
+ Award for Best Prototype, Interior Design Show, 2016
+ Award of Distinction for Artistic Excellence, Toronto, 2015
+ Winner of international Mirens design contest "Made by you", 2014
EDUCATION & SKILLS
+ Master of Science (MSc) / Master of Architecture (MArcg) / Diplom Ingenieur Architektur, Technical University of Berlin, graduation 2004.
+ advanced mastery of most professional wood- and metal-working machinery and techniques; also textiles, ceramics, glas, etc.
+ AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, SketchUp, Fusion360 and others; Adobe, Office, film & photo, etc.
Jacob Antoni´s DESIGN SKILLS span across all stages of the designing process: from first sketch, concept, prototyping, to final product and market introduction.
Jacob´s ARCHITECTURAL SKILLS span across the full range of architectural services: from consultation, holistic concepts, technical drawings, through to construction, coordination and on-site supervision.
PASSION & VISION
Driven by curiosity and a desire for challenge, Jacob works with a broad-range of materials and techniques to create innovative design solutions.
Inspired by the craft traditions and working techniques of the countries he visits and works in, Jacob draws on this wide base of ideas and forms as a jumping off point for lateral exploration and invention.
Collaborating with other multidisciplinary artists and makers further allows Jacob to continue to expand the boundaries of existing design towards developing new products for the contemporary market.
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