Pasquale Totaro & Onni Aho
Pasquale is a British based, Italian born designer, artist and engineer, pursuing an MA in Design Products at the Royal College of Art in London. He started working as an engineer in the automotive industry in 2012 and then as a product designer and artist since 2013. The shift in his practice came with the realization that his work was not only about technology but more importantly about humans and their system of predefined values. His work now focuses on challenging assumptions and preconception of society using critical objects and experimental machines.
Onni Aho is a London based product designer, currently pursuing his MA in Design Products at the Royal College of Art in London. Originally from Finland, he has been working in furniture industry for several years gaining a comprehensive knowledge in carpentry and manufacturing processes. He believes that working with hands and pure materials is an essential part of product design. With a background in function-focused design, his work focuses on clear aesthetics and thought-provoking concepts.