Born in Brussels on 22nd March 1980.
Education & training:
1999 - 2002 : BA (Hons) in Contemporary Furniture Design at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, High Wycombe, England.
1998 - 1999 :Foundation in Art and...
"When developing her products, Marina Bautier often begins by observing ordinary everyday activities. The furniture and objects she creates are user-friendly and devoid of all affectation. Furniture and objects whose tranquil normality conceals myriad tiny attentions. Furniture and objects which perform a service without ever being burdensome."
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."
Marc Berthier trained at the Ecole supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris. In 1967, he was behind a small revolution in the field of design, creating the very first collection of affordable plastic furniture: this was the famous Ozoo collection, the children's...
"Lightness is going straight to the essentials whilst keeping away from obsolescence. This is one of the continuing challenges of a designer."
Born in Lille in 1987.
Graduated from the ENSCI-Textile with a masters in textile design in 2010.
One year placement with Inga Sempé plus 6 months in the Petit h Hermès studio.
Currently working on her final project for her industrial...
"Unravelling the codes of textiles to unveil them as an object."
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..."
Rémi Bouhaniche is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieur Art & Design de Saint Etienne (ESADSE).
He was a pupil of Eric Jourdan and François Bauchet, by whom he was greatly influenced.
He has worked with the Institut Bocuse. He spent a year in...
"Design is a tale of encounters."