Shahril Faisal was born in Kuala Lumpur in 1983. His passion towards creativity and creation since young has led him to pursuit his degree in industrial design from University Technology Malaysia in 2006. From 2007 to 2013, Shahril has worked as a Product Designer for the Japanese multinational manufacturer of Shimano Malaysia and as a Senior Automotive Stylist for Nissan Parts Malaysia.
In 2014, he founded Shahril Faisal Design Studio, a studio based in Delft, Netherlands. Four years later, Shahril Faisal Design Studio relocates back to Kuala Lumpur as he has worked with three different emerging Malaysian furniture brands to build a furniture collection as well as their Creative Director.
He became the 1st Winner of the 48th Formabilio International Chair Design Contest 2015 in Italy. In 2016, Shahril was shortlisted in the UK Restaurant & Bar Product Design Awards and regarded as one of the top ten designers in Malaysia by Home & Décor Magazine.
His works has been exhibited in furniture fairs, art installation and galleries across Kuala Lumpur, Milan, Paris, Tokyo, Shanghai, Taipei, Singapore, Melbourne. He has also worked as guest lecturer in several Malaysian universities and colleges as well as a guest speaker in numerous events across Asia. Shahril has also worked as a guest lecturer at several Malaysian universities and colleges as well as numerous events throughout Asia.
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