Paola Sabourin (15-07-1989, Orléans, France) is a Rotterdam based furniture designer. She graduated subsequently from l'École Supérieure D'Art et Design de Reims in 2011 and the Man and Living Department at the Design Academy Eindhoven in 2014. From 2015...
« Because I believe human habits are ever-changing, I think relevant design results from an attentive observation of our time. »
Born in 1989, Frédéric Saulou studied 'l'espace et le design d'environnement' (space and environmental design) at the Institut Supérieur des Arts Appliqués between 2007 and 2011. He continued to feed his curiosity for design with a course at the école des...
"I envisage design as a space for research and exchange, enabling one to develop an approach which is sensitive to forms and materials."
Florian Schmid, born 1984 in Germany, graduated 2011 from the the Munich University of Applied Sciences and founded immediately after its own studio. The studio designs projects ranging from furniture to products, textiles and consumer goods. Often the...
"I am driven by materials and their latest production techniques, always maintaining a strong focus on the emotional character of the object."
Inga Sempé was born in Paris in 1968.
She began her career in design at ENSCI-les Ateliers (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle), Paris, graduating in 1993. In 2000, she opened her own design firm.
Inga Sempé went...
"I love objects, that's why I do what I do."
Simon Morasi Piperčić
Born 1st February 1985.
Founded in 2013, Simon Morasi Piperčić is a Zagreb-based design agency which works on a range of projects from furniture and spatial design to specialist on-site installations, artistic direction to design consultancy.
“Unconventional approaches to design result in progressive solutions.”
French-Swiss designer Melody Sirman was born in Geneva in 1982.
She studied industrial design at the ENSAV la Cambre (Belgium), and at the ECAL (Switzerland) on an exchange programme.
During her studies she won first place for Belgium and...
" I imagine that a person will feel something when they use an object which I have designed. Whilst I do wrestle with constraints, I try to retain this sentiment right to the very end."
Born in 1986.
Miguel is a Lisbon based independent designer who launched his own design activity in 2008.
By focusing on simplicity, Miguel challenges conventional design. Traditional materials are the starting point of each creative process,...
" Good design is simple and silent. It is purposeful and meaningful. It results from hard work and careful and conscious combinations."
Frédéric Sofia was born in Lyon in 1967.
1986 - Baccalauréat F1, mechanical construction.
1988 - D.U.T in mechanical engineering and computer-integration manufacturing.
1991 - IFAG Lyon, marketing and management.
1993 - Founded the...
"My work reflects the passion that I have for objects, their design, their history and the relationship we have with them."