Free of all convention, YIN YANG has its origins in the harmony of forms. YIN YANG unites the dynamic opposites of ancient Chinese philosophy into a harmonious interplay of color and form. A work of art that unites two elements into a flowing form was the result of close cooperation between the designer and the development team.
Nicolas Thomkins, born 1953 in Ascona, Switzerland, studied fine arts and sculpture at DÃ¼sseldorf Art Academy as well as industrial design at the Folkwang Design School of Essen University. In 1983, he founded his own design office, first in Maidenhead, Great Britain, followed by further offices in Lucerne, Essen and Cologne, here under the name â€œT.B.A. DesignsozietÃ¤tâ€ and together with two partners. He has worked for clients such as Imperial, Miele, Gunther Lambert, KÃ¼ppersbusch and Schindler AufzÃ¼ge AG and Fendi Casa. Nicolas Thomkins has won several awards in international design competitions such as the red dot design award: best of the best (2007), Legacy of the Future Award (2008) and iF design award china (2008).
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