Founded in 1987, Komplot Design, a partnership of the Danish architect Poul Christiansen (born 1947) and the Russian industrial and graphic designer Boris Berlin (born 1953), has designed furniture and created multidisciplinary design solutions for both Danish and international companies, including Le Klint and Lightyears.
Komplot Design’s multidisciplinary activities within product, furniture and graphic design, from tractor to office furniture systems and to brochures and corporate identity programmes, are not only giving the complexity of design approach, but also positioning their design into the electric field of intense exchange of experience and attitudes of different branches.
"We believe that through design history, many traditions within the field have been preoccupied with the idea of total control over function, form, material and so on. This striving for control of our surroundings is probably a typical urge of Western culture, being both its principal strength and its greatest failing. Instead of fighting against mistakes by forcing the material to behave perfectly (often against its nature), we choose to accept the way the material wants to behave, the way its nature tells it to move…"