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About the Artist

Isabel + Helen is the creative studio of London-based design duo Isabel Gibson and Helen Chesner. Having met whilst studying at Chelsea College of Art, they began collaborating on projects that highlighted their shared love of analogue design processes and simple kinetics. Since 2012, they have gained widespread recognition for their experimental, engineered installations and animated sculptures, which hover at the intersection of art and design. Their practice is underpinned by an ongoing exploration of movement, materials and mechanisms, as they seek to simplify often complex ideas and ambitions, translating them into something more readable and relatable. They aim to recreate moments of simple gratification for the viewer which are at once honest and unpretentious, yet also misleading in their apparent simplicity.

Client List

  • Adidas
  • Bottega Veneta
  • Coal Drops Yard
  • Craig Green
  • Dior
  • Hermés
  • ITV
  • London College of Communication
  • London Design Festival
  • Moncler
  • Nike
  • RIBA
  • Selfridges
  • Stine Goya
  • Stella McCartney
  • Tate Modern
  • Victoria & Albert Museum
  • Vogue

Awards & Prizes

2019
New Wave: Creative
British Fashion Council