Thirroul, NSW

Trent Jansen is an acclaimed designer and lecturer at the University of NSW, focused on creating honest and sustainable design and developing pieces that aim to foster a lasting relationship with the user. Gaining his PhD from the University of Wollongong under the renowned Australian art historian Ian McLean, in late 2004 Jansen opened his own studio in Sydney where he continues to design for longevity. Jansen was awarded a Venice Design Biennial Residency in 2022 and exhibited at the Venice Design Biennial in 2023. Working with Tait, Jansen has designed the iconic Tidal Collection, embodying Australia’s infamous coastline.