Head designer Jim Rokos explores the physical properties of materials to generate aesthetic, intriguing concepts. Rokos creates products of exceptional quality, made without compromise at any stage of the process, from design to manufacture. Rokos won the prestigious 2012 Reddot award for the 13° 60° 104° Wine Decanter.
Designer behind Rokos
Jim is a multi-award winning designer, including a 2012 Faces of Design award. In 2008, he won an RSA Design Directions award.
Jim's innovative cat-food bowl won BBC’s Tomorrow’s World's Best Inventions pilot in 2001. His Blind spot series is Design Parade selected (2007). Whilst studying, D&AD included his work in their competition’s book (2006).
Originally he trained as a model-maker in the film and television industry (working on The Muppet Treasure Island, Band of Brothers, Tomb Raider,Victoria and Albert). Jim then went on to teach at a special needs school in London before completing a Master’s degree (2006) in Industrial Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design (part of London’s University of the Arts).
Working from his studio in London, Jim is passionate to explore materials to create original and visually beautiful, refined concepts. He enjoys every stage of the design process. New creative techniques are sought to generate original ideas.