Scot Laughton

Scot Laughton was born in Ottawa, Canada, in 1962. He studied industrial design at the Ontario College of Art in Toronto. In his final year, he designed the Strala light, which Time magazine named one of 1987’s top ten designs.

Laughton opened his own practice in 1992 and has designed furniture and products for the residential and commercial markets. His clients include Keilhauer, Pure Design, Du Verre, Umbra and Nienkämper.

Laughton has taught at York University and Sheridan College and currently teaches at the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto. He has conducted workshops at the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum in New York City and other venues throughout North America.

In 2003, he was named Designer of the Year by the Interior Design Show, Toronto.

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