The power of the internet purveys in the case of Stamatios Fragos, who has had a whirlwind three months. His lamps, which combine traditional elements of design with a concept of concealed illumination, are a product of his fascination with constructing spatial intimacy. Despite just starting his practice in April 2021, the Montréal native has garnered recognition in the city’s thriving design community in addition to a substantial Instagram following. He has since collaborated with the global fashion and design conglomerate SSENSE – and we’re sure there is a lot more to come out of his studio in the near future.
FRONTRUNNER speaks to Stamatios about design school, his Parállilo collection, and the beauty of experimentation.