Gispen TST Furniture line - Gispen - Michael Young

TST by Michael Young for Gispen is a series of luxury seat furniture which consists of a chair and sofas.
TST stands out for its strong iconic shape. The robust design includes soft lines and round shapes and is combined with comfortable furniture fabric. The TST is available as a chair, a 2 seater or 2,5 seater with a low or high backrest for more comfort and privacy to improve meeting and communication.

Michael Young is geboren in 1966 in Sunderland en studeerde af op Kingston Universiteit in 1992. Voor Gispen ontwikkelde hij de TST serie. In 1993 richtte hij de Michael Young Studio op met als doel het verstrekken van exclusieve kwaliteit ontwerpen.

TST is de afkorting van Tsim Sha Tsui en is één van de oudste wijken van Hong Kong.

Set Descending Direction

Set Descending Direction


TST is short for TsimShaTsui and is one of the oldest neighbourhoods of Hong Kong. It is a place where business, tourists, art lovers and artists meet. Designer Michael Young often visits this place to gain inspiration while sitting on the water bank.


  • Unique design
  • Extremely comfortable
  • Choice in serveral fabrics

Multiple uses

TST  can be applied in:

  • Living rooms
  • Waiting rooms
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference rooms
  • Boardrooms

Red Dot Award

TST sofa is rewarded with the Red Dot Award Product Design 2015 for excellent product design.

Statement by the jury:

TST – a sofa that grants visual privacy – enables real relaxing. Its unobtrusive, high-quality design makes you wish for a break or for a diverting conversation.

Het is een plek waar de zakelijke wereld, toeristen, kunstliefhebbers en kunstenaars elkaar treffen. Ontwerper Michael Young laat zich in deze wijk, heerlijk aan het water gezeten, regelmatig inspireren.