Joris Laarman (born 1979 in Borculo, Netherlands) graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven in 2003. Laarman received critical acclaim for Heatwave radiator design for Droog. In 2004, Laarman together with his partner Anita Star, founded Joris Laarman Lab in Amsterdam. The lab collaborates with craftsmen, scientists and engineers and the possibilities of emerging technologies as CNC systems, 3D printing, robotics, and simulation software. Laarman's designs are in the permanent collections of several museums worldwide including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam; and the High Museum of Art, Atlanta.