Harry Parr-Young is a Portuguese/British designer who graduated from the National School of Furniture in High Wycombe, England 2010. He went on to be chosen to showcase his work at Tent Selects London, who picked the “next generation of world class designers whose ideas will shape our future world.”
He has worked as an Industrial Designer within the architectural industry for several years, gaining experience of working and collaborating with some of the biggest European furniture and product design manufacturers such as Vitra, Walter Knoll, Kvadrat, Poltrona Frau, Artemide among others.
He finished his MFA in 2018 at Konstfack University in Stockhom Sweden. With a keen interest in material experimentation, he went on to pursue research in the field of craft in Sweden, specifically questioning the cultural identity, historic context and ornamental colonial heritage of the dying craft of Rattan making in Western Society today..