Joris Laarman was born in the countryside of the Netherlands in 1979. In 1998 after one year of fine arts he attended the renowned Design Academy Eindhoven and graduaated cum laude in 2003. He gained first notoriety with his rococo radiator Heat Wave that is currently produced by Droog and Jaga.
Together with partner and filmmaker Anita Star he started his laboratory and studio in 2004. The lab is working on a collection of highly unique experimental works in collaboration with many scientific institutes and craftsmen around the world. Where possible the Lab aims to develop its editions industrially in collaboration with companies like Flos, Vitra, Swarovski, Droog and more.