Since 1995, Gold&Wood has strived to bring the very best materials and expertise together. It combines the most exquisite natural materials such as gold, pure leather, fine wood and buffalo horn with the dedicated, artisan hand work of its craftsmen from the Hosingen valley in Luxembourg. “In a world of consumerism where we replace objects the minute they do not look shiny Alexander Bannink does not blindly follow mantras such as ‘form follows function’ or ‘the best designs are simple’. Instead, the industrial designer shows why balanced complexity and intensity can be better qualities, especially when it comes to transport design.