Gabriel Tan, b. 1982, founded his eponymous studio in 2016. A design practice working across disciplines and borders to explore new ways to work reinterpret tradition, craft and technology, the studio creates furniture and objects for brands across Europe, the US and Japan. Revitalising local crafting traditions and working holistically, Gabriel Tan Studio combines its background in furniture design with a love of culture. Based in both Singapore and Portugal, the practice also believes in the importance of storytelling, setting the stage for the cultural and social impact a given design has.