2021 AWARDS - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Seetal Solanki

Ma-tt-er / Founder and Director

Seetal Solanki is the Founder and Director of Ma-tt-er, a materials research design studio based in London, UK, and author of Why Materials Matter. Her work explores alternative methods of employing and implementing materials more responsibly across industry and education. Thus, creating a positive socio-economic impact which reveals the truth about how we live today and might live tomorrow. In 2017, she began teaching at the Royal College of Art, London, leading a platform on the Interior Design at the School of Architecture. Her focus is how materials can inform the identity of an interior space helping navigation and therefore providing a sense of purpose. During her time at Ma-tt-er, she has had the privilege to work with the British Council, IKEA/SPACE10, The Future Laboratory, Selfridges, DAZED, Iceland Academy of the Arts, The Design Museum London, Hyundai, NIKE, World Water Day and Politecnico di Milano.