The Donkey in the System
James Van Vossel, born in 1977, graduated with distinction in furniture design at VOMO / Thomas More University College in Mechelen. He founds his own studio JAMES in 2006 and is co-founder of FOX & FREEZE creative cooperation with Tom De Vrieze. Van Vossel creates furniture, products, lighting instruments and fashion accessories while exploring opportunities of materials. He develops entire studies from all his creations through prototyping at real scale expressing his words:
“I can’t sit on a drawing”. He produces limited editions at his own creative workspace. To develop serial products he collaborates as freelance designer with several inter- and national companies. His work is characterized by big diversity and the way he approaches design solutions through smart creations with a gimmick.