Paola Sabourin (15-07-1989, Orléans, France) is a Rotterdam based furniture designer. She graduated subsequently from l’École Supérieure D’Art et Design de Reims in 2011 and the Man and Living Department at the Design Academy Eindhoven in 2014. From 2015...
« Because I believe human habits are ever-changing, I think relevant design results from an attentive observation of our time. »
Born 18th November 1982.
February 2007 : home care (in partnership with the IRFA), managed by L. Massaloux. Project on furniture with discreet lifting capabilities of a type similar to a one-arm settee.
Since 2006 : occasional...
"I like working on objects which are a direct expression of a strong link between materials and the process of shaping them. Most particularly when these techniques are borrowed from a body of artisans or industrial sector which is unexpected of the object in question. More generally, I like design to be intuitive and uncomplex."
Born in 1989, Frédéric Saulou studied ‘l’espace et le design d’environnement’ (space and environmental design) at the Institut Supérieur des Arts Appliqués between 2007 and 2011. He continued to feed his curiosity for design with a course at the école des...
"I envisage design as a space for research and exchange, enabling one to develop an approach which is sensitive to forms and materials."
Florian Schmid, born 1984 in Germany, graduated 2011 from the the Munich University of Applied Sciences and founded immediately after its own studio. The studio designs projects ranging from furniture to products, textiles and consumer goods. Often the...
"I am driven by materials and their latest production techniques, always maintaining a strong focus on the emotional character of the object."
Maximilian Schmahl was born in Munich in 1983. After his studies at the Bauhaus University Weimar and work experience in different design studios he founded his own studio in 2013 in Berlin and is now working for international companies as LigneRoset,...
" My creations must fit naturally into living spaces and also communicate with their users."
The holder of a Masters in Industrial Design, Annick Schotte lives and works in Tournai, Belgium. When contemplating her objects her prime concern is wellbeing as she seeks to render daily life softer and more peaceful. By their very purity they accurately...
"Creating an object means a multitude of gestures to transform a moment."
Inga Sempé was born in Paris in 1968.
She graduated from ENSCI-les Ateliers (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle), Paris in 1993.
She was artist in residence at the Villa Medicis (Académie de France), Rome...
"I love objects, that's why I do what I do."