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Kirsty Whyte graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2003 with a First Class Degree in BA (HONS) Decorative Arts, where she specialised in kiln formed glass.

After her degree Kirsty was invited as an international guest student to Kalmar University, located in the famous “Kingdom of Crystal”, in Sweden.… Read More
Kirsty Whyte graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2003 with a First Class Degree in BA (HONS) Decorative Arts, where she specialised in kiln formed glass.

After her degree Kirsty was invited as an international guest student to Kalmar University, located in the famous “Kingdom of Crystal”, in Sweden. At Kalmar University Kirsty studied Glass Design & worked with companies such as: Skruf, Orrefors and Kosta Boda. At the end of the course Kosta Boda sampled her ‘Inny and Outly’ modular vase range, which was exhibited at the Stockholm furniture fair the following year.

In 2008 she set up her East London design studio and has exhibited at the Stockholm furniture fair, Maison et Objet, The London Design Festival, 100% Design London, Pulse, Design Days Geneva, Salone Satellite Milano and Tortona Milano. It was during Pulse in 2009 that the DREW Table helped earn Kirsty the prestigious BEST NEWCOMER award, as judged by LIBERTY. In 2010 Kirsty also won MOST PROLIFIC Hidden Art Member.

She worked for several years at homeware and furniture retailer Habitat, where she gained valuable experience in many areas of retail and design. She has also interned for Tom Dixon and Raw Edges.

Kirsty has products retailed by Modus, Aarevalo and Made.com. She has also designed on a freelance basis for UK homeware/furniture retailers Dwell, British Home Stores and Next Home. Read Less
Member Since: Jul 22, 2010