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 1991.
Guillaume Bloget is an independent designer based in Paris. He has worked for the architects Jacques Ferrier and Dominique Perrault. In 2018 he opened his own industrial design studio. His work aims to establish economic relationships...
"I see the designer as an interpreter of a material, of a manufacturing process, of a use which he brings together in a coherent ensemble."
Böttcher & Kayser
Both born in 1978
Böttcher & Kayser is a Berlin-based studio founded in 2007, working in the fields of consumer product, furniture, lighting and interior design. Co-founders Moritz Böttcher and Nikolaus Kayser already met in kindergarden and went to...
" We seek the essence of things and give it additional aspects in a aesthetic, functional and reasonable way ".
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."
R. & E. Bouroullec
Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec were born in Quimper, in 1971 and 1976 respectively.
On leaving the Ecole Nationale des Arts Décoratifs, Ronan began working independently, assisted more and more by Erwan, who was then studying at the Ecole des...
"A work based around the intimate understanding of objects which are at once simple and intelligent, sensibly-designed and interrogatory, and as close as possible to reality..."