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Jess Fügler is an American designer whose work explores ideas of narrative, process, and value in domestic objects. Weaving together craft and industrial processes, Jess’ designs possess a poetic playfulness that derive from her hands-on approach to making alongside inspiration from past and current cultures.

Internationally trained, Jess holds a Master’s degree in Design Products from the Royal College of Art in London, a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York alongside additional studies in the Gestaltung program at Bauhaus Universität in Weimar, Germany.

Jess lives and works in New York as Design Director for Matter Made and Co-Founder of Other Kingdom.

Honors &

2018    -    Riedel Design Finalist
2017    -   Sight Unseen’s Best of Maison Objet
2018    -    Sight Unseen’s Best of NY Design Week
2017    -    Lexus Design Award Finalist
2016    -    Selected for Elle Decor’s ‘What’s Hot’ List
2014    -    People of Print Graduate Award Finalist
2012    -    IMM Cologne D3 Furniture Award Finalist


Royal College of Art, London  -   Design Products MA (2014)
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY   -   Industrial Design BID (2010)
Bauhaus Universität, Weimar DE  -   Gestaltung (2009)