During the early 80s, Matthew worked as an industrial designer for the product design company Capa in London, before setting up the Matthew Hilton Design Studio in 1985 to work with a number of renowned manufacturers and retailers – including L.Ercolani.
Rewarded Designer of the Year at The British Design Awards in 2008, Matthew Hilton is one of the most respected designers in his field. His involvement with L.Ercolani and the stunning Treviso Desk, crafted with architectural character and thoughtful detail, showcases his love for classic design features as well as his understanding of manufacturing techniques. Matthew Hilton’s aesthetic and design language is refined and unfussy, all while remaining contemporary.
Matthew Hilton rejects the concept of design as fleeting, short-lived and trend-based, and embraces a respectful design process, considering it part of the evolution of any object through history. With functionality in mind, Matthew Hilton takes pride in designing easily adaptable solutions for the modern home.