Mannequino is an innovationRCA award winning brand founded by Kelly Sant and Arash Kaynama, alumni of the Royal College of Art.

Kelly came from many years running her own special effects department at Jim Henson’s creature shop and Pinewood studios working on blockbuster films such as the English Patient and the Fifth Element.

Arash came from an industrial design background with many years experience designing and creating original new products. The Genius Pad and the Big Clip are two previous creations.

They met in 2000 whilst both studying design at the Royal College of Art, where they decided to hang out and try working together.

In 2012 they were spotted by Edward Atkin, Celia Atkin and Rai Virciglio and are supported and mentored by them to bring market changing and meaningful design solutions, manufactured in the UK at ARCC innovations a state of the art manufacturing base in Cambridgeshire.

The Mannequino trademark belongs to Systematique Ltd a company registered in the UK, number 7882788.

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