B.APP.SC-BE, Grad Dip. ID (Dist), FDIA
Jason Bird founded Luxxbox in 2006, designing and manufacturing furniture, lighting and objects for both commercial and domestic use. With a long and varied career, accolades and exhibitions in Los Angeles, London, New York, Tokyo and Australia, Jason’s skills are channelled into Luxxbox's unique aesthetic version of urban design.
His career launched in architectural lighting in Australia before relocating to the US, designing for several major US manufacturers. Returning home to his own practice he focused on designs embodying a visual display of strength which explore negative space. Using unconventional materials, industrial finishes, colours and production techniques they push boundaries to make a unique style statement. Jason's intimate knowledge of lighting design and manufacture have also seen him receive international awards for his large-scale public and custom lighting installations. His company Luxxbox has become a major manufacturer exporting his designs throughout Asia, Europe and North America.
Notable projects include; custom table series for Ridley Scott's Prometheus (2013); extensive work for Google Inc; South Chair top five finalist, New York Battery Park Conservancy International chair competition (2014); International Award of Excellence, Illuminating Engineering Society 2017 and numerous Awards in Australia for furniture and lighting.
In 2013 Jason authored Hightide: Queensland Design Now, a comprehensive showcase of
Jason has been on the Board of the Brisbane Powerhouse Performing Arts precinct since 2013. He is Fellow of the Design Institute of Australia and a Member of the Illuminating Engineering Society of America.
Jason has won many national and international awards and his work has been selected to show at international exhibitions including; the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York
(2010, 2015); London Design Festival (2010,2011); and Tokyo Design Tide (2010).