Pagnon & Pelhaître
After studying at the Ecole Nationale des Arts Décoratifs Pagnon and Pélhaître worked with a number of different architectural agencies, until, to their surprise, they were asked to collaborate with a company to promote value added knowledge. Since then,...
"Our design is in our image : authentic and convivial, innovative and visionary. It is a great pleasure to see our products dispersed in the midst of the lives of 'anonymous consumers' everywhere."
Roberto Paoli is an architect and designer specializing in small-scale design.
His accurate creative process combines a strong technical knowledge with the consciousness of the materials' capabilities in order to innovate and to give shape to products...
"The extreme possibilities of the material, the technical knowledge and the functional invention are the guidelines to create an object that arouses emotion."
Born in Paris in 1927, made his début in the 50's, known for his designs and installations (TV, Thonet, Bertrand Faure, Disderot, Artifort), he brought modernity to the Elysée Palace for President Pompidou in 1971. He designed all the furniture for the...
" I design with intent. "
Jean Piton is an artist, designer and enquiring mind.
Born in 1956, he studied at the Beaux-Arts and in the Faculty of Sciences before assisting with the design of the Nouveau Musée de Villeurbanne in 1981, then the Galerie Gaston-Nelson, where...
"Ouvrir le rien, l'art nu" Henri Maldiney
A Dutch designer born in 1975, Bertjan Pot designs products: lighting (e.g. his famed Random Light in fibreglass and resin, designed for Moooi), chairs (Carbon Chair, 2004), tables, etc. He is impassioned by experimental techniques and materials, loving...
"Textures, structures, materials, colours all fascinate me."
Amaury Poudray was born in Cholet in 1985.
He graduated from the Ecole Supérieure d'Art et de Design de Saint-Etienne in 2009 ; he also spent a year studying at the Rhode Island School of Design in the USA and another year working with the design team...
"From a global perspective, everything is naturally perfect since everything is interdependent and logical, adaptable and fluid, impermanent and intangible. The design of an object, a piece of furniture or a space follows this general rule. Let us, then, strive to be receptive and fully present in order to follow the natural flow of things."
Born in Russia (1986), Oleg Pugachev studied product design at the Weissensee Academy of Art Berlin, the city he has called home for more than half of his life. While working for internationally active design and architecture offices, he has pursued his own...
"It’s always a balancing act between functionality, technology and aesthetics in the quest for coherence and unexpected simplicity; an iterative and reflective approach coupled with a keen interest in the history of design."