When choosing its designers, Zoom by Mobimex never restricts itself to individual criteria. Whether young talent or established, international designer – what counts in a successful collaboration is the shared idea and conviction to create something new, something different, something surprising, something desirable. The result of these mostly friendly relationships with the designers are pieces of furniture that people all over the world buy and celebrate in their environment, private or public, sometimes living with them for generations.
Iria Degen was born in 1969 in Switzerland and studied law at the University of Zurich. She then decided to train in Paris to become an interior designer at the Ecole Camondo. Later she worked in the renowned interior design office of Andrée Putman in Paris as project manager. Since February 2000, Iria Degen has been running her own business with an office first in Paris, and now in Zurich and Mallorca as well. She has a team of twelve employees, interior designers, architects and designers. Her style is characterised by simple forms, discreet colours, timeless designs and high-quality natural materials.
The best is yet to come – this is the slogan that Jorge Pensi has made his own. It‘s a promise he seems able to keep, since some of his designs are already international icons, for instance the Toledo garden chair. Born in Argentina, Pensi has lived in Spain since the end of the 1970s. In 1984 he opened his own design studio in Barcelona, from where he cooperates with leading companies. His style, minimalist but at the same time strongly expressive, has gained many international awards. Jorge Pensi and his team understand their work as the search for perfect balance between abstraction and emotion. Though their creations may differ, a timeless quality is common to them all. The PIVOT coat stand for Schönbuch is a fine example.
Modern practicality and purist visuals are characteristics of his style. Dante Bonuccelli travels the world in matters relating to architecture and design. Born and educated in Argentina, he initially developed products and designed buildings there, before moving to Italy. Dante Bonuccelli established his “Avenue Architects” office in Milan in 1998, and designs furniture there for leading international companies, including Molteni, DADA and many others.
Focus on the material – this is the point of departure for Daniel Wehrli. After studying industrial design and obtaining his master’s degree in product design, he gained professional experience in Japan, then worked in New York for some time in the luxury goods, furniture and exhibition design areas. In 2014 Daniel Wehrli opened his own design studio in Aarau, Switzerland. International furniture brands are among his clients. Daniel Wehrli also supervises research projects for the ‘Textile Innovation’ competence centre at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Lucerne.
Creative all-rounders and a harmonious two-man team – Markus Jehs and Jürgen Laub. After studying, they went to New York for joint projects, later returning to Stuttgart, where their Creative Workshop for Design and Innovation is located. The team works for an extensive list of leading clients, including Cassina, Ycami, Acerbis, Thonet and Friz Hansen in the interior design area.
The works of the young Grisons industrial designer reflect the barrenness, the wild, original nature of his homeland. One can hardly resist the desire to touch his objects; they have a sensual, intense aura. Carlo Clopath‘s objects create atmosphere. Carlo Clopath, is a Swiss industrial designer. In 2014 his work was awarded the Swiss Federal Design Award and the Culture Promotion Prize of the Canton of Graubünden. Carlo Clopath can exhibit his products in Milan, Vienna, Eindhoven, Tokyo, in Copenhagen at the Design Museum Danmark or at the Villa Noailles in Hyères, France, among others.
Werner/Vazquez works in the areas of products, interior, creative direction, design research and strategy. The studio was founded by jewelry and industrial designer Anne Werner and interior designer Dolores Vázquez. After working together on various projects and commissions, they founded their own studio to express their shared vision of a design approach from a holistic perspective. The design duo creates products that enrich everyday life and make people feel good because they are useful, valuable and beautiful.
In 1997 Carsten Gollnick founded his Studio for Industrial Design. Since then he has been working successfully on the aesthetic improvement of object culture. His most important concern: to find the balance in a product between its situative functionality and material-based appeal. More than 80 international design awards, long-term collaboration with a range of companies as well as museum pieces acknowledge this attitude to design.
After her studies she worked for renowned offices in Switzerland and Germany. Building rooms for people is what drives her. In 2018 Cornelia Uhl founded uhl schwandt architekten together with Martin Schwandt. Since 2015 she has been running her own office.
Wolfgang C. R. Mezger, born in 1951, is an experienced designer with more than 30 years of experience. His designs always have their finger on the pulse of time – he manages like no other to translate seemingly formal contradictions into coherent, creative concepts. Aesthetic demands are the top priority for the trained typographer. In his office Wolfgang C.R. Mezger and his team work for international top companies with the highest design standards in the USA, Great Britain, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Holland, Belgium and Germany. To date he and his office have received more than 70 international design awards, including Best Of Neocon, Chicago; Roter Punkt and Red Dot, Essen; Dutch Furniture Award, Amsterdam; Good Design Award, Chicago; Roscoe Design Award, New York; Best Of Show Award, Los Angeles; Design Center, Stuttgart; iF Design Award, Hanover; Iconic Award, Best Of Best, Frankfurt am Main; etc. Museums:Museum Of Science And Industry, Chicago; Chicago ATHENAEUM Museum, Chicago.