Frédéric Gooris, Belgian industrial designer, born at Leuven in 1974, graduated from the Hogeschool Antwerpen in 1998. In 1999 he moved to Milan, where he obtained his Master in Design at Domus Academy.
The next 5 years he gained 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 founded Studio Gooris in Milan doing product, concept and interior design for companies all over the globe, including Alessi, Seiko, China Southern Airlines, Qantas, Minotti Cucine, Target, Ferrero, Nespresso, Levis, JCPenny, Foreverlamp, 101 Studio Limited (Sun Hing Vision Group), among others. In 2009 he co-founded Bombol, a company for smart design oriented baby furniture.
In 2010, the midst of the financial crisis, he made a bold move in search of new creative adventures : moves to Hong Kong, one of the most dynamic cities in the world and located at the doorstep of the factory of the world.
Studio Gooris has been elected in the top 10 design studio’s of Hong Kong by “The Culture Trip”. Today, Studio Gooris Ltd is a flexible partner for its clients that span renowned companies, innovative start-ups and manufacturing companies that simply want to take
matters in their own hands.