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Ini Archibong

Designer

About Speaker

Ini Archibong’s work is characterised by a deep interest in master-craftsmanship and its intrinsic relationship to technology – both modern and ancient. 

He takes inspiration from the study of architecture, environmental and product design, as well as lifelong passions for mathematics, philosophy and world religions, and seeks to apply his vision and methods across a wide range of disciplines. His clients include: Hermès, Knoll, de Sede, Bernhardt, Sé, and Vacheron Constantin. 

The son of Nigerian parents who came to the United States as academic scholars, Archibong was born and raised in Pasadena, California, where he graduated from Polytechnic School and the Art Center College of Design. He moved to Switzerland to pursue further studies – earning a master’s degree in luxury design and craftsmanship from the prestigious École Cantonale d'art de Lausanne (ECAL). Archibong’s work has been exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery in Pasadena, Galerie Triode in Paris, the Museo Bagatti Valsecchi in Milan, the Dallas Museum of Art, amongst others. 

Archibong resides and works in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, where he collaborates closely with many highly skilled Swiss technicians, watchmakers, artisans and master craftspeople.

Events

Monday

17:00 14 September 2020