Riggs Design

Riggs Design

Kornhausforum

For over 20 years the product designer Keith Riggs from San Francisco California, has created furniture and home products here in Bern. Whether through interpreting tessellation patterns of asymmetry and folding through traditional craftsmanship techniques or for production furniture with CNC Manufacturing but also 3D printing and laser cutting of prototypes the works explore the range of technology and human referencing. Keith Riggs studied Industrial Design at California College of Art in the heart of San Francisco where Human Centered Design was already integrated in curriculum by professional IDEO design leads teaching at CCA. In January 2017 he founded Work@Design Thinking, facilitating workshops and providing coaching and prototyping services for business and social projects working from the Impact Hub Bern.
The VanDesk was developed for lifestyle shop Vinval.ch in Valbella as a secretary desk for digital nomads on retreat. The desktop slides to increase useable space while revealing the storage space for laptop, phones and writing materials and includes in furniture power for charging. With Linoleum desktop and walnut legs, storage for all your simple needs in the digital age, it has the look and feel of elegance simplicity.

Riggs Design