Frédéric Gooris, Belgian industrial designer, born at Leuven in 1974, graduated from the Hogeschool Antwerpen in 1998. In 1999 he moves to Milan, where he obtains his Master in Design at Domus Academy.
The next 5 years he gains experience working for Philippe Starck and Stefano Giovannoni working on a very wide range of projects for internationally renowned companies such as Target, Alessi, Laufen, Oras, Inda, Magis, Deborah, Lavazza, Hannspree, Nissan, Helit, Siemens, Modo and Ycami.
Besides being a creative mind, he is also a driven entrepreneur: in 2004 he founds Studio Gooris in Milan doing product, concept and interior design for companies all over the globe, including Alessi, Seiko, Minotti Cucine, Target, Ferrero, Nespresso, Levis, JCPenny, Foreverlamp, 101 Studio Limited (Sun Hing Vision Group), among others. In 2009 he co-founds Bombol, a company for design oriented baby furniture.
In search of new creative adventures he makes a bold move: in 2010 he moves to Hong Kong, one of the most dynamic cities in the world and located at the doorstep of the factory of the world. Today, Studio Gooris Ltd is a flexible partner for its clients that span renowned companies, start-ups and manufacturing companies that simply want to take matters in their own hands.