Damien Hamon, a trained cabinet-maker, made his début into the world of design by making furniture for designers.
Such encounters served to deepen his desire for further investigation.
Today, he works on his own projects and collaborates on others.
"Creating something new, this is an old idea."
The world which surrounds us is always there to be grasped. We will never finish discovering it. Such curiosity feeds our imaginations. Experimentation as a route to understanding, where truths are eternally brought into question.
Above all, global design studio HEKLA consists of four distinct personalities - Antoine Gervais, Thomas Pujol, Johan Luciano, Kevin Auger - and four sets of expertise in architecture, furniture design, graphics and web design.
Based in Bordeaux and...
"Each project is always the result of a delicate equation between function and aesthetics, with the material as the common denominator."
Hertel & Klarhoefer
Peter Christian Hertel, born in 1968, and Sebastian Klarhoefer, born in 1966, have known each other since childhood. They studied architecture in Berlin and Venice, completing their studies in 1994, and in Berlin in 1996.
Their first joint furniture...
"Berlin is our inspiration. European, urban, creative and dynamic."
Born in Paris. Artistic training : Ecole des Métiers d'Arts et des Arts Appliqués. Graduated with the BTS (brevet de technicien supérieur).
Joined the Roset Bureau d'Etudes in 1976. Her last creations for Ligne Roset were: Opus, Petit Matin,...
" As the light plays on objects, the imagination takes flight. Transfixed, I ask it to help me create."
Born in Paris in 1990.
Attracted very early on to working with materials, I studied for my BAC in Applied Arts from the Ecole Boulle from 2005, at the same time indulging my passion for the forge and artistic ironwork.
I joined the ENSCI in...
"I am fascinated by the growth of techniques, by the assocation of ancient skills and emerging technologies."
Born in 1984, Benjamin Hubert obtained a degree in Industrial Design from Loughborough University in 2006.
His London agency opened its doors in 2007, specializing in industrial design (furniture, lighting and products) and collaborating with various...
"Impassioned by materials. Guided by processes."