“Creating objects is like playing with the forces of nature on scale.” The natural sciences and specifically the characteristics of materials are David Derksen’s main sources of inspiration. The behaviour of materials and their processing and construction methods are the focus of his work. In his designs, he tries to express the beauty of materials and the way objects are made. He started his studio in Rotterdam during his studies, where he continues to work on new lighting, furniture and other interior products. He alternates between industrial design and more experimental projects in which he pushes the boundaries of materials.