Resident uses pure and honest materials to deliver furniture and lighting solutions for the modern lifestyle. The New Zealand based company maintains its design-minded philosophy by forming partnerships with select designers in the industry.
Established in 2011 by Simon James and Scott Bridgens, Resident draws from the inspiration of selected designers to produce a clean, crafted and refined collection. Resident is committed to creative innovation and using new materials and techniques to produce iconic, practical products that add value to the spaces where people live, work and play.
Since graduating in 1999 with a BDes in Industrial Design, Jamie Mclellan has designed for manufacturers and consultancies in Australia, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Asia and America. Before estblishing his own practise in late 2006, Jamie was most recently employed as Senior Designer to well known Briton, Tom Dixon. Currently splitting his time between New York and New Zealand, Jamie is working on a wide range of products, from furniture and lighting to windsurfing equipment, beer taps, coffins, kayaks, bicycles and more, including the Flyover Coffee Tables and the Spar Floor Light manufactured by Resident.