Ross Lovegrove graduated in industrial design from Manchester Polytechnic in 1980, and by the mid-1980s he was designing for leading international companies. His work has been exhibited at the Guggenheim Museum in New York and the Axis Centre in Japan. His exhibition “Mutations-Créations” is opening at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris in April 2017.
David Chipperfield established his own practice in 1985. In 2012, he was appointed Director of the 13th International Architecture Exhibition. His most recent ongoing projects include: the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Reims, France; the Elizabeth House office and residential development in London; the Palace of Justice in Salerno, Italy; a headquarters building for the Amorepacific Museum of Art in Seoul; and the recently completed Mudec Museum of Cultures in Milan (2016).