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."
The holder of a Masters in Industrial Design, Annick Schotte lives and works in Tournai, Belgium. When contemplating her objects her prime concern is wellbeing as she seeks to render daily life softer and more peaceful. By their very purity they accurately...
"Creating an object means a multitude of gestures to transform a moment."
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."
Maximilian Schmahl was born in Munich in 1983. After his studies at the Bauhaus University Weimar and work experience in different design studios he founded his own studio in 2013 in Berlin and is now working for international companies as LigneRoset,...
" My creations must fit naturally into living spaces and also communicate with their users."
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."
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."