LIVIA LAUBER – (born in 1981 in Switzerland) studied product and industrial design at ECAL / Lausanne. She moved to London in 2006 and worked for a number of designers and companies including Shin Azumi, Martino Gamper and Tom Dixon. In 2007 she started to work for the product and development team at Established&Sons, where she was appointed head of Lighting and Upholstery in 2010. Loris and Livia meet in London in 2006. Between 2008 and 2010 they collaborate on design competitions, personal projects and exhibitions. Both sharing a particular affection for low tech products, beautiful materials, manufacturing techniques and graphic design, they set up a partnership in May 2011.