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Neil Poulton

Neil Poulton (1963) is a scottish-born product designer, based in Paris, France. He specialized in the design of simple, mass-produced objects and has won numerous international design awards.

Poulton is best known for lighting and technology design and is particularly associated with manufacturers Lacie and Artemide. He has designed for megalit, atelier sedap, danese milano, la tete au cube, apple, sony, habitat, vianne/domec, steel, mito luce/vetro and many other international clients. Neil poulton first came to public view in 1989 as the creator of the "ageing pens,” pens made from a "living" (wearing) plastic, which changes color and form with use.

In 2007 the centre george pompidou museum in paris, acquired six poulton-designed objects for its permanent contemporary collection.