Marta Bakowski was born in Paris in 1986.
During the eight years she spent first in London and then Berlin, she developed and cultivated a transversal approach, building on a type of design which evidenced curiosity the creative and manufacturing...
" I like to approach a problem from the opposite direction. Colour and material are not, for me, finishing steps but the starting point for a project. Without them, the object will have no soul."
American René Barba was born in Havana, Cuba in 1965. He studied at Miami Dade Community College between 1986 and 1988, and graduated in design from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Paris (1991-1994). Has worked for many years to...
"To offer a design adapted to the contemporary way of life: comfortable minimalism."
Guillaume Bardet was born in Rouen in 1971, where he lived until the age of 15 years before moving to Paris.
At the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, from which he graduated in 1999, he met Jean-Marie Massaud, which whom he...
"I like to study the world and its daily life. I like to dream about it. Ultimately, my pieces are dreams given form."
Designer of furniture, objects and tableware ; scenographer and interior architect.
He was elected 'créateur de l'année 2002' at the Salon du Meuble de Paris.
In 2000, the Musée des Arts décoratifs organised a personal exhibition...
"To accompany the evolution of ways of life with objects which affirm it by their presence."
Marc Berthier trained at the Ecole supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris. In 1967, he was behind a small revolution in the field of design, creating the very first collection of affordable plastic furniture: this was the famous Ozoo collection, the children's...
"Lightness is going straight to the essentials whilst keeping away from obsolescence. This is one of the continuing challenges of a designer."
Born in Lille in 1987.
Graduated from the ENSCI-Textile with a masters in textile design in 2010.
One year placement with Inga Sempé plus 6 months in the Petit h Hermès studio.
Currently working on her final project for her industrial...
"Unravelling the codes of textiles to unveil them as an object."
Designer, scenographer and interior architect.
Lectures in interior architecture and design at the Beaux-Arts and at the école Camondo, of which he was director between 1989 and 1992.
A former student at the école Boulle and the école Nationale...
“A pared-down look, infused with references.”
Böttcher & Kayser
Both born in 1978
Böttcher & Kayser is a Berlin-based studio founded in 2007, working in the fields of consumer product, furniture, lighting and interior design. Co-founders Moritz Böttcher and Nikolaus Kayser already met in kindergarden and went to...
" We seek the essence of things and give it additional aspects in a aesthetic, functional and reasonable way ".