Tomas Kral & Stéphane Halmaï-Voisard
( Tomas Kral - left ) Born in 1979 in Slovakia, Tomas Kral received a Master of Advanced Studies in Design for Luxury & Craftsmanship from ECAL. Established in 2008, Tomas Kral is a product design studio based in Lausanne in Switzerland. In the context of industrial production and research, Kral's approach to design is characterized by a clear preoccupation for materials and process.
Kral often takes inspiration in the tradition and he infuse his objects with unexpected ideas, humor and freshness. In order to find a creative approaches, simple and innovative solutions he frequently observes and experiment with craftmanship and the knowledge of manufacturers.
( Stéphane Halmaï-Voisard - right ) Born in 1980 in Montreal, CA. SHV received a Master of Advanced Studies in Design for Luxury & Craftsmanship from ECAL, where since 2010 he is a teaching assistant in the Master in product design program.