Stephen Burks

New York

Stephen Burks is both a traveler and a designer.
For over a decade, he has dedicated his work to building a bridge between authentic craft traditions, industrial manufacturing, and contemporary design.
Since 2005, Burks has consulted with nonprofits including Aid to Artisans, the Clinton Global Initiative, Design Network Africa, Artesanias de Colombia and the Nature Conservancy, uniting the artisan, the desisgner and global brands in a triangle of immersive development. 
With his New York based studio, Stephen Burks Man Made, he has produced innovative products, furniture, lighting and exhibitions for a range of international clients like B&B Italia, Cappellini, Dedon, Parachilna, Missoni, Moroso, Roche Bobois and others.