Meet the team

  • Leo Scarff


    Leo Scarff is a product designer, design lecturer, consultant and exhibition curator originally from Dublin but now based in Manorhamilton, Co.Leitrim. Leo set up his design studio in 1997 and has also lectured extensively in creative practice, product design and design history since 1999.
    He was a founder member of the Irish Furniture Designers Network 2001-2011 and has exhibited at design shows in Europe and the US. Leo has particular knowledge of product production, material sourcing, creative brand development and is a passionate promoter of Irish Design, Art and Architecture
    Leo has recently been involved in setting up a Fablab in Leitrim.

  • Gordon Ryan


    Irish Designer, Based in Oslo
    Gordon has run 'Applied Sense' since 2007 - a Design and Architecture company now based in Norway. His philosophy of design, is based on careful attention to function, and a pragmatic study of user patterns. His domestic designs have appeared in the Sunday Times Magazine, Image Interiors, Construct Ireland Magazine, as well as a range of international design blogs. Since moving to Oslo, Applied Sense has been focusing on Office Design Projects, as well as high-end interior design clients, which includes regular bespoke furniture design commissions. Gordon recently worked with Hiberform's Leo Scarff, to design a new range of office furniture.

    Good Sense, applied.
    IDI Award-winner 2012
    +47 4834 8864

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