Born 4th August 1979 at Chambray les Tours, Indre et Loire.
'Appel permanent du VIA 2006. 'Label VIA 2006 and Etoile de l'Observeur du design 2008 for the Gregory rug-stool.
2003-2008 : Ensci les...
"To manipulate the invisible nature of an object by exalting its workmanship, its history, its meaning..."
Grégoire de Lafforest
A trained interior architect and designer (graduated from the ESAG Penninghen in 2002), Grégoire has worked for the agencies of Bruno Moinard, Noé Duchaufour Lawrence and Gilles & Boissier, where he had the opportunity of working on major projects such as...
The winner of numerous design prizes, Julian Langevin is active in the fields of product design, furniture design and interior arrangement.
Alongside his collaborations with architects, start-ups and manufacturers, he conducts his own research which...
"Re-enchanting everyday life by going well beyond function."
Arnaud Lapierre (born 1978) treats design as an outlook on the world, our environment, our ways of understanding and of listening...a viewpoint on our desires. Design, for this Paris-based designer, is a sensory expression, a style which unites objects with...
" Design is first and foremost showing and understanding. "
Born in 1982, Pierre Lapeyronnie grew up between Paris and South-Western France, where his grandfather - a blacksmith and self-taught engineer - had a factory producing tools and equipment for vineyards. He graduated from the Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux in 2006,...
"Tending towards clarity, being realistic."
Born in Lyon (1979), a mechanics graduate from the institut universitaire de technologie de Lyon, he then went on to study design at the école cantonale d'art, Lausanne. After his graduation in 2004, he moved to Paris, where he began working as an assistant...
"Creating functional products with a subtle, respectful aesthetic approach."
Inès le Bihan & Thomas Droze
Both born in 1990, we met when we enrolled at the École de design Nantes Atlantique. Since then, we have sailed from Paris to Shanghai, Tokyo to San Francisco.
All our experience is shared : Elium studio, Nendo, Kartell, Louis Vuitton, with the...
"Bringing form to function : essential, elegant, surprising then clear."
Philippine Lemaire was born in Saint-Etienne in 1984.
After spending time at the ESADSE in Saint-Etienne, she graduated from the ESAD, Reims in 2008.
Since then she has been working on a freelance basis, either alone or with a colleague. She...
"Creating clever, seductive objects to brighten our everyday life."