DESIGNHEADS: Ingemar


What’s design got to do with it?

June 18, 2022

DESIGNHEADS is an interview series profiling the next generation of designers, tastemakers, and creatives *shaking up* the design world.



Name: Ingemar

Age: 26

Location: New York, NY

Instagram: @middle_child_middle

Website: ingemarhk.com

Are you a designer? Why or why not?

Yes, I see myself as a designer because I love the process of an object being “born.”

One word to describe your take on design:


Sympathetic

The last thing you made:

The Popsicle Chair

The next thing you want to make:

A canvas laminated etagere or bookshelf



A designed object you adore: 

Pierre Grosjean’s Children’s Desk Chair / Amlash Bull Vessel

A designed object you can’t stand the sight of:

Industrial pipe furniture

A moment of pure creative joy:

When I find myself dancing while setting up a table saw.

When we say “designing the future,” what comes to mind?

Creating objects with permanence - so that time can make sense of them, and we can revisit our motivations and aspirations as the world/environment changes around us.   

If you could show your work to anyone in the world, who would it be?

Todd Oldham



Your aesthetic embodied as a...

sound: cartoon blinking

color: peach

texture: corduroy

Your *grail*: if you could own one iconic design work, what would it be?

Perfect condition Volvo 240

What’s next for you?

Starting a residency this summer and developing a fully conceived line of furniture!

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