Gilbert13 is a North West based design studio, who's inquisitive and experimental nature is reflected in their fresh thinking products. They push the performance of materials and processes into new areas to create unique and striking products which challenge people’s perceptions. The company was established in 2008 by Angela and Mark Gilbert, who met whilst studying Industrial Design at Sheffield Hallam University, graduating in 2000. After several years working as a lighting designer and as a design engineer they were eager to explore new avenues and realised the potential of working as a partnership to create groundbreaking products which excite and inspire.
Manchester Mini Maker Faire, MOSI, July 2012
Material Connexion, New York Feb - May 2012
Tent, London Sept 2011
Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham, Jan 2010
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA),London Oct 2009
The Mailbox, Birmingham Oct 2009
Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh Oct 2009
Urbis, Manchester Nov 2009
Heard Gallery, London Nov-Dec 2008
Tent, London Sept 2008
Design Show Liverpool, Liverpool June 2008
Make Me, Manchester Dec 2007
New Designers, London 2000
Ideal Home Show, London 2000
2nd Prize Arrmet AreaDeclic International Design Award. Strike Chair by Angela Gilbert, April 2010.
Peroni Nastro Azzurro Blue Ribbon Design Awards 2009 in collaboration with Alessi and DesignBoom - Shortlisted 2009.
Design For Dwell - Shortlisted 2009
Design Into Production Funding, Design Initiative 2007.
Adjustamatic Bed of the Future - Winner 2000.