Born in New York, of French nationality. Lives and works in Paris. Graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts de Paris.
Founded the agency an-ARCHI DESIGN in 1997.
"Design is the spirit of matter. This for me is the passing of a frontier,...
"Design is the spirit of matter."
Atelier BL 119- Blain & Dixneuf
- Internationale Möbelmesse Köln, " Inspired by cologne", with the projects "le Grenier et la Plateforme"
- Exhibition: Off,5 - biennale de design de Saint-Étienne
- Exhibition: VIA des écoles
- DNSEP option design, école des...
Our creative approach is to use and appropriate elements from nature, architecture, industry or other fields to bring our projects to birth. Our work centres on the creation of domestic, poetic environments.
François Azambourg has won much recognition over the years: lauréat de la villa Médicis hors les murs (2003), Grand Prix du Design de Paris (2004), lauréat du concours Top Plastique (3 times), and lauréat du concours du musée des arts décoratifs. His work...
"Innovation, invention, respect for materials and technological poetry."
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 worked...
"I like to study the world and its daily life. I like to dream about it. Ultimately, my pieces are dreams given form."
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."
1998 : 'appel permanent VIA' for a collection of woven furniture.
2000 : co-founder and co-curator of the biennale off de design de St-Etienne.
2001 : artistic director and designer, Bob design.
2001 : crystal glass for Artcodif and ash tray for Ardi....
"The designer invents nothing, he transforms and transmits his culture, remaining at the service of the consumer."
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 Design at Camberwell College of...
"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."
A former fine art student, visual artist and sculptor, François Bauchet made his first foray into the world of product design in 1981. Fascinated by the sociology of mankind, he draws on his observations for his designs.
His contribution to the design and...
"To accompany the evolution of ways of life with objects which affirm it by their presence."