Timeline

1979
Born in Borculo, The Netherlands
2003
Graduated cum laude from Eindhoven Design Academy, Eindhoven, Netherlands
2004
Established Joris Laarman Studio and Lab, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lives and works in the Netherlands

Exhibitions

2011–2012
Joris Laarman, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
2011–2012
Water, Zuiderzee Museum, Enkhuizen, The Netherlands
2011–2012
New Energy in Design and Art, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2011
Now, Perceptions of Time and Contemporary Design. Museum MARTa Herford, Herford, Germany
2011
Modern by Design. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
2011
Creative Junctions, National museum of China, Beijing, China
2011
Material World, Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands
2011
100 Masterpieces of Design, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
2011
Temporary Stedelijk 2, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2011
New Acquisitions, Centro de Arte Caja Burgos, Burgos, Spain
2011
Over Leven, Grenswerk (art festival), Enschede Boijmans, Rotterdam
2011
Hyperlinks, Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL
2011
Post Fossil, Design Museum Holon, Holon, Israel
2011
Over Leven, Grenswerk (art festival), Enschede Boijmans, Rotterdam
2011
Hyperlinks, Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL
2011
Post Fossil, Design Museum Holon, Holon, Israel
2010
Action! Design Over Time. Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2010
Hyper:Links between Architecture and Design. Art Institute Chicago, IL
2010
EcoDesign. Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Center, Helsinki, Finland
2010
IL Utopias of Everyday. Porzelanikon, Selb, Germany
2010
The State of Things. Design and the 21st Century. Design Museum Holon, Israel
2010
Joris Laarman. Friedman Benda, New York, NY
2010
Post Fossil. 21_21 Design Sight, Tokyo, Japan
2010
Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum. Solomon R, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
2010
European Design Since 1985. Shaping the New Century. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
2009
European Design Since 1985. Shaping the New Century. Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
2009
Telling Tales: Fantasy and Fear in Contemporary Design. Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England.
2009
Inventory. Joris Laarman Studio, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2009
Design High. Louise Blouin Foundation, London, England
2009
Extreme Frontiers, Urban Frontiers. Institute of Contemporary Art, Valencia, Spain
2008
Design and the Elastic Mind. Museum of Modern Art, New York
2008
Rococo: The Continuing Curve. Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, United States
2008
Stranger than Fiction. CAB Centro de Arte, Caja Burgos, Spain
2008
Family of Form. Designhuis, Eindhoven, Netherlands
2008
Small Show, Huge Talent, by Janice Blackburn, London, England
2007
Design contre Design. Le Grand Palais, Paris, France
2007
Nature Design: From Inspiration to Innovation. Museum of Design, Zurich
2007
Designtide. Tokyo, Japan
2007
Rotterdamn Antwerpt: 400 Years of Design in Rotterdam. Historic Museum of Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2006
Bone Series. Design Miami, with Barry Friedman Ltd. and Droog Design, Miami, Florida, United States
2006
Ideal House. The International Furniture Fair IMM Cologne, Germany
2006
GEBORDUURD exhibition. Textiel Museum Tilburg, The Netherlands
2006
Cut for Purpose. Fruitport studios, Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2006
Human Touch. Droog Design Exhibition in Shanghai, China
2006
Design Museum London. Travelling European design show
2006
Mutations Céramiques. Museum of Rouen, The Netherlands
2005
The Value for Money. Exhibition of Droog Design, Stakhanov ceramics, Salone del Mobile, Milan, Italy
2005
Chi ha paura…? Exhibited Credit Brooch. Salone del Mobile, Milan, Italy
2005
Simply Droog: 10 years of Droog Design. Gemeente Museum, Den Haag, Netherlands
2005
100 jaar Arco. Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Arnhem, Netherlands
2005
Over de Mensen en de Dingen. Museum Z33, Hasselt, Belgium
2005
Biennale de Ceramique Contemporaine de Chateauroux. France
2005
Arco 12. Museum of Modern Art, Arnhem, Netherlands
2005
Simply Droog: 10 years of Droog Design. Museum Mudac, Lausanne, Switzerland
2005
New Dutch Designers. Droog Design Gallery, Netherlands
2005
European Design. Design Museum London, England
2005
Limited Joris Laarman, DSM Corporate Headquarters, Heerlen Netherlands
2004
IMM Cologne 04. Cologne, Germany
2004
Go Slow. Droog Design, Salone del Mobile, Milan, Italy
2004
Concrete Poetry. Design Academy at the Salone del Mobile, Milan, Italy
2004
Improvisare. Chelsea Hotel, New York, NY
2004
Just what it is. Lille 2004, Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, Lille, France
2004
Joris Laarman. Design Museum Tank, London, England
2004
10 + 1 Years Simply Droog. Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
2004
Joris Laarman. DSM Art Collection, Heerlen, Netherlands
2003
Ceramics exhibition. Bijenkorf Maastricht, Netherlands
2003
Graduation show, Eindhoven Design Academy, Eindhoven, Netherlands
2003
Lekker Decadent. Museum Princessehof Leeuwarden, Netherlands
2003
Painfully Beautiful and Ivy. Traveling Exhibition
2003
Reinventing Functionality. The NAI (Dutch Architecture Institute) Rotterdam, Netherlands

Public Collections

Stedelijk Museum 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Smalle Haven, student housing complex, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Textiel Museum, Tilburg, Netherlands
Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada
Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany
Museum Kunst Paviljoen, Groninger, Netherlands
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Modern Art, Den Bosch, Netherlands
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Musée de la Céramique de Rouen, Rouen, France
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Art Institute Chicago, Chicago, IL
Centro de Arts Caja de Burgos, Burgos, Spain
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands
Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, NY
Droog Design, Amsterdam, Netherlands
DSM Art Collection, Heerlen, Netherlands
Fond national d’art contemporain, Puteaux, France
FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, France
Groninger Museum, Groningen, Netherlands