Sam Hecht was born in London 1969 and is British industrial designer. Hecht studied industrial design at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and received his degree in industrial design from the Royal College of Art in London. Hecht worked for architect David Chipperfield and traveled in the US and Japan before becoming head of design at IDEO. Sam Hecht and Kim Colin founded Industrial Facility in 2002, a design studio based in London. Clients include Muji, Yamaha, LaCie, Epson, Magis, Lexon and Whirlpool.