Bruce & Stéphanie Tharp
Bruce and Stephanie Tharp are a husband-and-wife design team who run a Chicago-based studio, materious. This name is an archaic word that means both "substance" and "substantive," typifying their design approach. They leverage the everydayness, ubiquity,...
Materious is the husband-and-wife studio of Chicago designers and professors, Stephanie and Bruce Tharp. As with the dual valence of the word, "materious" we are interested in the physical substance as well as the substantiveness of designed objects. Our work ranges from the speculative to the commercial-at times we aim for provocation and perturbation, while at others, sustenance and service.
Vincent Tordjman is a designer, scenographer and musician. He trained at the Conservatoire de Metz, studied furniture design under Jean-Claude Maugirard at the Arts Déco de Paris, and philosophy at the Sorbonne. Between 1996 and 1998 he worked with Didier...
"To people daily life with simple objects which resonate with the imagination."
The creative approach of Torafu Architects - founded in 2004 by Koichi Suzuno and Shinya Kamuro - is based on architectural consideration. Amongst their achievements are projects as diverse as architecture and interior architecture for shops, design of...
"Create opportunities to provide new perspectives to pre-existing things."
Tous Les Trois
Our product design agency consists of designer Juan Lozano (trained at the Beaux Arts et Ecole d'architecture Jean Cottin), Florent Zandrini (licence technico designer) and Hannelore Meyer Gallay (business school), who has responsibility for development....
"We love to seek, imagine, anticipate our world. With a penchant for pertinence and sensuality. Great names such as Ligne Roset allow us to do just this."
Aurélie Tu is an accomplished practitioner of industrial design. She has developed concepts and innovative products for famous international brands such as Matsushita, Intel, Harmon Kardon, Umbra... From 2004 until 2007 she was artistic director for Nike...
"Design is the convergence of innovation and soul, usefulness and tactility with inner beauty."