Topher Gent Artist Designer Studio
Topher Gent is an artist, designer, writer, and aspiring curator currently based in Bergen, Norway. He has a diverse background in design and development ranging from jewelry and luxury goods to furniture and lighting, all of which influence his interdisciplinary studio practice. Through objects and form, Topher explores the conflicts and dualities of excess and minimalism, as well as human relationships to making, craft, and design. Topher holds a BFA in Furniture Design from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and is currently a master's candidate at the University of Bergen, Faculty of Art, Music, and Design (KMD) where his research is focused on critical craft theory and the intersections of handcraft and modern manufacturing technologies.