About

The Furniture Strategist is Ben Capper, an independent interior specialist and commercial furniture consultant from Manchester UK, now living and working in Zürich, Switzerland.

Ben has 20 years experience in the commercial furniture and interiors industry. After 17 years as owner / director of a prestigious award winning interior consultancy in the UK, giving guest lectures to interior design students and being on the judging panel for Mixology North Awards, Ben took the decision to sell his business in 2015 and move overseas to embark on a new challenge. Working with leading architects and interior designers across Europe, recognised for their uncompromising commitment to design, Ben acts as trusted consultant and furniture advisor for leading global brands in tech, banking, legal, hotel, restaurant, sport, travel and public sectors.

The Furniture Strategist site is aimed at design enthusiasts and industry professionals and began as an outlet for comment and ideas after Ben’s arrival in Switzerland. Furniture Strategist is completely independent, receives no external funding and is not affiliated with any business.

All articles are based on opinion, with some reference links. If you come across any interesting trends, furniture designs or designers that you feel Furniture Strategist should look into, please get in touch via the contact page.

Thanks for reading – and sharing! Best wishes from Zürich!