Simon Anton


Simon Anton (b. 1988, based Detroit, MI; he/him) is a multi-disciplinary artist, designer, and educator that collaborates across the fields of architecture, interior design, furniture, art, and jewelry. He is the co-founder of Thing Thing, a design collective that experiments in the transformation of post-consumer, hand-recycled polyethylene plastic sourced from surrounding communities and from industrial manufacturing. He also runs “Transforming Trash,” where he works with youth in Detroit to transform community plastic waste into art. His work has been presented at the Hong Kong Shenzhen Biennale, Expo Chicago, and Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. Anton received a Master of Fine Arts in 3D Design from Cranbrook Academy of Art.

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