A British company founded in 1995. It is led by its founder, Nick Crosbie (b. 1971, United Kingdom), Paul Croft (b. 1973, United Kingdom), and Mark Sodeau (b. 1970, United Kingdom); Michael Sodeau (b. 1969, United Kingdom) was associated with the company until 1997. Inflate produces its own designs, which range from architecture to furniture and product design. The company won Blueprint/100% Design London awards in 1996 (for a table light) and 1999 (for an exhibition stand and product). They received the Peugeot Design Award in 2001 (for Snoozy).
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