Topher Gent Artist Designer Studio
Topher Gent is a furniture and object designer and craftsman. His background in design and product development ranges 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 objects. He is interested in Critical Craft Theory and the influence of digital objects on contemporary material culture. Most recently, his research has been focused on the intersections of handcraft and modern manufacturing technologies.