The design studio was established in 1987, by architect Poul Christiansen and the graphic designer Boris Berlin. Komplot Design is a Danish practice, aimed at creating material led designs.
They state of their work, "We believe that through design history, many traditions within the field have been preoccupied with the idea of total control over function, form, material and so on. This striving for control of our surroundings is probably a typical urge of Western culture, being both its principal strength and its greatest failing. Instead of fighting against mistakes by forcing the material to behave perfectly (often against its nature), we choose to accept the way the material wants to behave, the way its nature tells it to move…".