Tim Richartz is a multidisciplinary designer with more than 25 years of experience. He graduated with honors from the Industrial Design Department of Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY where he has been a furniture design teacher for over 10 years. His professional career includes award winning seating, lighting, tables and casegood design, as well as several conceptual design programs. Tim has collaborated with a range of contract furniture companies, including Herman Miller, Bernhardt and Cabot Wrenn. He has also created custom design and fabrication for both corporate and private clients. In addition to his lighting collection for blankblank, he has also developed conceptual seating for Ford Motor Co.’s THINK vehicle, sets for the Sci-Fi Channel and interiors/furnishings for the yacht industry. Tim currently works independently out of his studio in Brooklyn, NY.