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."
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."
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."
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...
"To accompany the evolution of ways of life with objects which affirm it by their presence."
Born on 21st December 1991.
September 2011 : work experience at eliumstudio, working with Marc Berthier on a new range of champagne bottles and a collection of watches for Lexon.
Prix spécial édition, concours Fly for the Méta desk...
"I view the designer as an interpreter, the interpreter of a material, a production process, a use, which he brings together in a coherent grouping."
Designer, scenographer and interior architect.
Lectures in interior architecture and design at the Beaux-Arts and at the école Camondo, of which he was director between 1989 and 1992.
A former student at the école Boulle and the école Nationale...
“A pared-down look, infused with references.”
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 ".
R. & E. Bouroullec
Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec born 1976, and 1971, respectively, began working together in 1997. Their commitment to working on projects only if they find them both interesting and inspiring has produced both commercial and critical success. Projects include...
"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..."