Born in 1958, Lovegrove studied industrial design at Manchester Polytechnic and at the Royal College of Art in London. He began his career at Frogdesign, where he was assigned to projects for Apple and Sony. Lovegrove went on to work throughout Europe, then later returned to England. Since founding his own design practice in 1986, he has collaborated with some of the world’s most outstanding design manufacturers. He is currently working on a number of projects in Japan where he enjoys unparalleled success as a European designer.