Kilo is headed by founder, CEO and Head of Design Lars Larsen. He is a graduate of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, and the Danish Design School (now part of the Academy) and is known as an industrial designer with a natural eye for blatant and simple solutions and complex design challenges that has earned him awards and instant acclaim as one of Scandinavia’s fastest rising stars. Lars Larsen has a long experience across a wide range of disciplines creating signature designs for clients around the world. Alongside his design practice, he is a member of the Danish Design Council and has served on a number of award juries, including D&AD, core77 and Cannes Lions. His work is included in SFMOMA’s permanent collection, and he has received numerous awards and honours over the years, including the Danish Design Award, a Red Dot Design Award, a Good Design Award, an IDA Award and a Cannes Lions golden trophy.
‘To us, design is alchemy and evolution. It’s a mix of the right ingredients for the right purpose, a deep understanding of the brands we work with and a serious amount of love and many hours spent in search of the perfect solutions. We work with a holistic approach, and our designs often explore the potential of cross-breeding elements from different disciplines to create new functional and aesthetic hybrids.’