Johan Van Hengel

Johan Van Hengel is a Dutch designer based in Rotterdam. With a technical background in industrial design he worked on both consumer electronics and furniture before launching his own studio in 2013 where he focusses on furniture, lighting and living accessories.

A problem solver by both nature and training, Van Hengel’s logical and investigative approach is driven by a desire to enrich everyday objects with new layers of sophistication, individuality and meaning. With a focus on function, materiality and technique, Van Hengel invests everyday shapes and objects with a subtle element of surprise.