Jonathan Sabine and Jessica Nakanishi / photographer: Michael Graydon

Profile

MSDS Studio produces design that engages contemporary culture while adhering to the abiding principles of good design and the inheritance of craftsmanship. Their work synthesizes considerations of material, form, space, and brief into resolved works of interior, furniture, and lighting design. This multidisciplinarity informs the resourcefulness that is the hallmark of their practice. MSDS believes that interior space should act as a stimulating, yet intimate, interface between human and building.

MSDS is committed to ensuring that their design is executed as intended. They remain closely involved at every stage of a project's development, and embrace the iterative, collaborative process that leads to good built work. Through prototyping and small batch production MSDS has developed an exceptional ability to collaborate with both builders and fabricators, as well as the tools to exploit manufacturing technologies in the service of innovative, viable forms. MSDS works with with clients and manufacturers in Scandinavia, The Netherlands, and Canada.

Awards

2015
Emerging Canadian Product Designers of the year, Design Exchange
SFMOMA - Permanent Collection
Design Exchange - Permanent Collection