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Jair Straschnow is an Amsterdam based designer maker, with a preference to sensible and resourceful design. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Technological Education (B.SC.T.E.) in design studies from Tel-Aviv University (1991-1995), and did his Post-graduate studies at the Applied Arts Department of the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam(1999-2001).

His self-assembly Bamboo furniture collection Grassworks has won the 2010 Designs of the Year furniture Award  at the Design Museum London, where Chair/Easychair is part of the collection.
Straschnow’s work has been shown internationally and featured in numerous publications and magazines.

He is occasionally giving workshops and teaching, but mainly hides in his Amsterdam studio.