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Address:

Dirk Wynants

Extremis

Couthoflaan 20b
8972 Proven
Belgium

T: + 32 (0) 57 34 60 20
F: + 32 (0) 57 34 60 29

www.extremis.be

Biography

Founder, main designer and Big Boss of Extremis

Born
Belgium, May 9th 1964, son of a cabinet maker.

Formation
Interior and furniture design in the architecture institute Sint-Lucas / Gent, Belgium.

Career
Involved in the distribution of international design brands until he establishes Extremis in 1994 with own furniture designs for outdoor use. Managing director and main designer, but also working closely together with other internationally renowned designers.

Design awards
- Henry van de Velde Award, Belgium 2001
- Interior Innovation Award, IMM Köln 2003
- les Best of NOW! design à vivre, Paris 2003
- Henry van de Velde Award, Belgium 2003 (nomination best product)
- FX international design award, London 2003 (best residential furniture)
- IF design award, silver, Hannover 2003
- Interior Innovation Award, IMM Köln 2004 (nomination)
- Good Design award, Chicago 2004
- ID magazine, Annual Design Review, New York 2004
- FX international design award, London 2004 (best residential furniture)
- Design Award of the Province of West Flanders, Kortrijk 2004
- Interior Innovation Award, IMM Köln 2005
- Red Dot Award, 2005
Management Awards
- Independent Entrepreneur of the Year, Belgium 2001
- Hermes Award, Belgium 2002
- Leeuw van de Export Award, Belgium 2002

Products by Dirk Wynants