Born in southern France in 1984, Eléonore Nalet studied industrial design at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs and the Design Academy Eindhoven. She spent 4 years working for the designer Inga Sempé in Paris whilst also working on her own...
“Working on details and user friendliness to make objects which add something positive to everyday life.”
N. Nasrallah & C. Horner
Soda Designers : Nada Nasrallah and Christian Honer met whilst studying industrial design at the Universität für angewandte Kunst, Vienna, and at ENSCI/Les Ateliers, Paris.
Having differing specialities, for example woodwork and work with...
"Design cannot be explained. Its aim must be revealed by the simplest-interpreted means and influenced by the rituals of everyday life. SODA's desire is to embody the purity and clarity of this concept."
Studied Applied Arts (bac F12, BTS Design industriel à La Martinière - Lyon, DSAA Design produit & mobilier - école Boulle), during which time he designed the 'Ailleurs' garden in Chaumont-sur-Loire and the Flac light (winner of a Habitat competition) in...
"To consider the everyday through objects which are surprising, yet sensible."
Born 1967 in Stuttgart studied at the academy of fine arts, Stuttgart product design. It was there were he met his professor Richard Sapper, an encounter which influenced his work profoundly.
Sappers approach to question each product concept...
Design and creativity is the big adventure that drives me and keeps me alive.
Jean-François Dingjian and Eloi Chafaï, alias Normal Studio, founded their industrial design agency in 2006.
Jean-François Dingjian, a graduate of the école des Beaux-Arts de Saint-Etienne, was named 'lauréat de la Bourse Agora' in...
" To divert industrial procedures towards the domestic sphere, and make sense of forms. "
Jean-Philippe NUEL comes from a family of architects whose passions are design and contemporary creation. He gained his architectural diploma at the Paris fine art school (Ecole des Beaux-Arts) and soon won recognition after winning an international...
"Design is like architecture, the materialization of an era, a snapshot of society with its social, cultural and technical developments enriched by the contributions of the past."
Numéro111 is composed of three separate individuals, Sophie Françon, Jennifer Julien and Grégory Peyrache.
Childhood friends from St-Etienne, the trio studied separately - at the Ecole supérieure d'Art et de Design de Saint-Etienne and the Ecole...
"It is in the act of interchange that our imagination takes shape"