Richard Hutten (1967 Zwollerkerspel) graduated at the Academy Industrial Design Eindhoven in 1991. That same year he started his own designstudio, working on a variety of projects such as: furniture-, product-, interior- and exhibition design.
He developed his 'No sign of design' and 'Table upon table' concepts.
He is one of the most internationally successful Dutch designers; a key exponent of "Droog Design", in which he has been involved since it's inception in 1993.
His work is part of the permanent collections of, among others, Centraal Museum Utrecht, Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art Amsterdam, Vitra Museum Weil am Rhein, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Philippe Starck used some of Huttens designs for the interiors of the Delano Hotel Miami and the Mondrian Hotel Los Angeles.
His clients include Hidden, Harvink, DMD, Planet, Sawaya & Moroni , REEEL, E&Y Tokyo, IDÉE Tokyo, Englender UK, S.M.A.K. Iceland, Pure-design Toronto, Centraal Museum Utrecht, MOSS New York, Donna Karan New York, Maxfield Los Angeles, Karl Lagerveld, KPN telecom and HRH Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands.
His work has been exhibited in
Milan, Köln, Paris, London, Berlin, Weimar, Toronto, Gent, Verona (Abitare il Tempo), Amsterdam (Stedelijk Museum), Rotterdam (Kunsthal and Museum Boymans van Beuningen), Utrecht (Centraal Museum), Den Bosch (Museum het Kruithuis), Breda (Museum De Beyerd), New York (Museum of Modern art), Kopenhagen (Louisiana Museum), Helsinki (Industry Museum & Alvar Aalto Museum), Bremen (Ubersee Museum), Montreal, Tokyo (Idée, E&Y), Osaka, Stuttgard (Design Centre) and San Francisco (Museum of Modern Art).
His work has been published in
all the leading international design magazines, among which: Items (NL), Design Report (D) Designo Interior (S), Blue Print (GB), Interni (I), Abitare (I), Design News (J), Wind (J), Axis (J), Vieuw on Colors (NL/F), Vieuw on interior (NL/F), Architectur und wohnen (D), Wallpaper (GB) Intramuros (F) and several issues of the international Design Yearbook (GB).