Joris Laarman Lab: Design in the Digital Age

June 24 - September 16, 2018

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Joris Laarman [Dutch, b. 1979]
Bone Rocker, 2008
Cast black marble resin
29.5 x 37.5 x 34.5 inches
74.9 x 95.3 x 87.6 cm
Edition of 12

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The work of experimental Dutch designer Joris Laarman challenges the boundaries of art, science, and technology. Laarman’s advanced production processes often involve digital fabrication methods and robotics, with inspiration from nature and attention to form and beauty.


"Joris Laarman Lab: Design in the Digital Age" showcases the cutting-edge design and innovative techniques used by this internationally renowned designer over the course of his career. The exhibition features furniture designs and applied projects, on display alongside related videos, sketches, and renderings. 

The Organic Beauty of Joris Laarman
July 9, 2018
Experimental Dutch Designer Joris Laarman's First Museum Survey at High Museum of Art
Blouin Artinfo
October 21, 2017
Joris Laarman on exhibit: the ornamental functionality of robotic design
October 10, 2017
The Mad Scientist of Dutch Design is 3D Printing a Real Bridge
1stDibs: Introspective Magazine
October 2, 2017
Joris Laarman Lab Unveils First U.S. Exhibition at Cooper Hewitt
Women's Wear Daily
September 27, 2017
Mr Big Stuff: Designer Joris Laarman Takes 3D Printing Large
September 26, 2017
Material Values: Why Lava is Such Hot Stuff
The Economist 1843 Magazine
October/November 2017
Dutch Designer Joris Laarman Is Making Furniture For the Future, As Seen in his First U.S. Museum Exhibition
W Magazine
September 26, 2017