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."
Born in Brussels on 22nd March 1980.
Education & training:
1999 - 2002 : BA (Hons) in Contemporary Furniture Design at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, High Wycombe, England.
1998 - 1999 :Foundation in Art and...
"When developing her products, Marina Bautier often begins by observing ordinary everyday activities. The furniture and objects she creates are user-friendly and devoid of all affectation. Furniture and objects whose tranquil normality conceals myriad tiny attentions. Furniture and objects which perform a service without ever being burdensome."
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."
Rémi Bouhaniche is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieur Art & Design de Saint Etienne (ESADSE).
He was a pupil of Eric Jourdan and François Bauchet, by whom he was greatly influenced.
He has worked with the Institut Bocuse. He spent a year in...
"Design is a tale of encounters."