IAN FACTOR

E: ianfactor@optusnet.com.au
W: www.highlandsnsw.com.au/factordesign

 

 

born 1954, Sydney, NSW
lives in Bowral, NSW

Ian Factor began designing and making furniture as an architectural student in the 1970s. After a successful career in designing and building structures, he returned to his passion - designing and making bespoke furniture for galleries, exhibitions and commissions.

He studied in at the prestigious Sturt School for Wood, Sturt Contemporary Australian Craft, Mittagong, and this, together with his background in architecture, has resulted in strong contemporary and functional design-based furniture practice.

Factor only uses timber from sustainable sources in his meticulously handcrafted pieces. His work has been featured in various design magazines and he has been shortlisted for a number of awards.