Alain Gilles Ligne Roset

Alain Gilles

Design as a second life. After studying Political Sciences and Marketing Management, Alain Gilles went on to work in the financial world. But one has to live his own life. So, thanks to the moral support of his wife, he went back to studying Industrial design in France.
He opened is own studio in 2007 in order to pursue his own dreams and develop his personal approach to product design, furniture design, art direction and interior architecture. He has since started to collaborate with several international editors such as Qui est Paul ? (FR), Galerie Gosserez (FR), O'Sun (BE-HK), Buzzispace (BE), Design is Wolf (BE), Vincent Sheppard (BE), Varaschin (IT), Verreum (CZ), Casamania (IT), La Chance (FR) and Bonaldo (IT).

Named "Designer of the year" in 2012 by the Interieur Kortrijk fair and Knack/Le Vif Weekend and the Museum of Design in Gent.

Born: 1970 in Brussels (BELGIUM)


AWARDS
2015 - Henry Van De Velde LABEL ( BE ) for the "Structure Sofa collection" designed for Bonaldo.

2014 - IMM Innovation award ( Cologne, DE ) for the the multifunctional BuzziPicnic table collection designed for Buzzispace.

2014 - "Good Design Award" ( USA ), awarded by the "Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design" for the Tracks table designed for Bonaldo.

2014 - "Good Design Award" ( USA ), awarded by the "Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design" for the multifunctional BuzziPicnic table collection designed for Buzzispace.

2014 - "BOY Winner" ( USA ), organised by Interior Design Magazine, in the "Furniture Contract/System" cathegory.

2014 - "Contract Magazine Editor's choice Award" ( USA ) in the "Collaborative Furniture" section for the BuzziPicnic table designed for Buzzispace.

2014 - "HIP Award Winner" ( USA ) in the "Collaborative / Large" product cathegory for the BuzziPicnic workbenh designed for Buzzispace.

2014 - "HIP Award Winner" ( USA ) in the "Flexible Office Solution" product cathegory for the BuzziVille workbenh designed for Buzzispace in collaboration with the Buzzispace Design Team.

2014 - "ADEX Silver Award for Design Exellence", ( USA ), for the BuzziHive designed for Buzzispace.

2013 - "Green Dot Award" ( Los Angeles, USA ), for the Nomad solar portable lamp designed for O'Sun.

2013 - "Red Dot Design Award - Best of The Best" ( DE ) for the "Welded" table designed for Bonaldo.

2012 - "Design for Asia - Golden Award" awarded by the Hong Kong Design Center for the "Nomad" solar designed for O'Sun

2012 - "Henry Van De Velde Public Award" ( BE ) for the "Nomad" solar lamp designed for O'Sun.

2012 - "Henry Van De Velde LABEL" ( BE ) for the "Nomad" solar lamp designed for O'Sun.

2011 - "Designer of the Year" awarded by the Interieur Kortrijk fair, the Design Museum in Gent, the Grand-Hornu Museum, Design September, and the magazines Knack Weekend and Le Vif Weekend ( BE ).

2011 - "Henry Van De Velde LABEL" ( BE ) for the BuzziBooth designed for Buzzispace.

2009 - "Good Design Award" ( USA )by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design - for the "Big Table" designed for Bonaldo Bonaldo.

2008 - "Henry Van De Velde LABEL" ( BE ) for the Tectonic Table designed for Bonaldo.

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