“As a designer I have the responsibility to develop products that compliment our growing attitudes towards sustainable consumerism, the idea of reducing rather than adding more is something I practice, in the end leaving only the essential elements to a product.”
Benjamin Stanton completed a BA Honours Product Design: Furniture degree at Sheffield Hallam University, passed with 1st Class Honours. Upon completing his school education Benjamin studied Art & Design at Sheffield College. In his twenties he worked as a Bench Joiner/Cabinet Maker, acquiring exceptional carpentry skills. The enjoyment in being creative throughout his career influenced an emerging passion for design.
Benjamin believes the world is starting to understand the impact products are having on the environment. Insisting the function and the crafted beauty of products shouldn’t be compromised by designing and manufacturing them sustainably. He has a passion to address such issues, and create products with an honest aesthetic sensibility.
After finishing a successful work placement year working along side Daniel Schofield and Rocket Interiors. Benjamin is currently working freelance from his studio based in Sheffield.
2019 Sheffield Hallam Degree Show - Sustainability Award - My Fathers Heart.
2019 New Designers Exhibition - 100% Design Award for Innovation.
2019 100% Design Exhibition - September 18-21 - ‘Design Fresh’ Awards Nominee.
2019 Young Furniture Makers Company Exhibition - October 9 - Awards Nominee.