Johan van Hengel is a Rotterdam-based product designer with a technical background in industrial design. Johan studied Industrial Product Design at The Hague University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. In 2013, Johan launched his own studio with a focus on furniture, lighting and everyday objects. Johan’s problem-solving nature and attention to function, materiality and technique in his design has led to honours from the Elle Decoration Talent Award (2010) to the IF design award (2016). For HAY Johan has designed the lampshade, 30degrees.