HARRY & CAMILA are known for their mysterious objects and are exemplars of vibrant design in the 21st century. The futuristic shapes are reminiscent of technologies applied to high-speed dynamics. Combining the imagination of HARRY & CAMILA while drawing on aeronautical performances, this talented team is able to create forms inspired by fantasies of aircraft flight and space travel.
Their resulting design approach concentrates on experimentation with materials and topologies. HARRY is of Dutch descent and an industrial designer with a degree from the Design Academy Eindhoven. CAMILA is of Chilean nationality and grew up in Mexico. She studied and pursued a degree in fashion design, from the Istituto Marangoni Milan.
They met in 1994, during their master studies at the Domus Academy in Milan. In 1998, they established the studio HARRY & CAMILA in Milan. In 2002 HARRY & CAMILA moved to Barcelona, but continue to spend time in their adopted home of Italy. There, they work with a number of design manufacturers.
A good mix between the Dutch free spirit and Latin sensualism, they work across a wide range of disciplines signing for clients worldwide. HARRY&CAMILA have exhibited extensively around the world and have won several awards, including in 2007, 2008 and 2009, the GOOD DESIGN Award of the Chicago Athenaeum.