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Julie Richoz

Julie Richoz

Julie Richoz is a Swiss-French designer. After graduating from ECAL, École Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne, she started working for Pierre Charpin as a project assistant. In 2012 she set up her design studio in Paris where she enjoys with curiosity and sensibility to develop her own language through objects.

Wonmin Park

Wonmin Park

Wonmin Park was born in Seoul, South Korea and graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven, in the Netherlands, in 2011. Thanks to Carpenters Workshop Gallery, he has exhibited at major fairs around the world such as Design Miami,

BCXSY

BCXSY – Boaz Cohen & Sayaka Yamamoto

Based in Amsterdam, Boaz Cohen (Israel/ Netherlands) and Sayaka Yamamoto ( Japan) founded their interdisciplinary cooperative studio in 2007. Offering a balanced combination of two unique talents, BCXSY carries a wide range of projects both in The Netherlands and abroad.

Jin Kuramoto

Jin Kuramoto

Born in Hyogo prefecture, Japan and graduated from Kanazawa College of Art, Department of Design, Kuramoto worked from 2000 until 2008 as in-house designer for various companies. He founded Jin Kuramoto Studio in Tokyo in 2008.

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Anton Alvarez

He could have been a cabinet maker, but he has become one of the most influential and innovative creators of his generation. After studying interior architecture and furniture at Konstfack (Sweden) and receiving a graduate degree from the Royal College of Art in London in 2012,

Laurent & Cyrille Berger, © Guillaume Ziccarelli

Berger & Berger – Laurent et Cyrille Berger

Plastic artist Laurent P Berger and architect Cyrille Berger have worked together since 2006 under the Berger&Berger label. They have participated in many exhibitions, at the 12th Bienniale di Venezia in Venice (2010),

Berta Riera Pomés

Berta Riera Pomés

Berta Riera Pomés was born in Barcelona in 1977. She graduated in Sculpture (2001) at the Universitat de Barcelona in Spain and in Product Design (2009) at the Hochschule für Gestaltung,

Sabine Marcelis

Sabine Marcelis

Dutch designer Sabine Marcelis lives and works in Rotterdam (Netherlands). Raised in New Zealand, she studied industrial design for two years at Victoria University of Wellington, then continued her studies at the Design Academy Eindhoven,

Fabrice Domercq

Fabrice Domercq

Born in Paris in 1965, Fabrice Domercq lives and works in Brussels and the Bordeaux region. After opening a design agency in Italy, where he lived for around 15 years,

François Daireaux

François Daireaux seeks out original sites around the world; his travels take him wherever people live and work. Away from tourist maps or any form of exoticism, for almost 25 years François Daireaux has travelled alone to new countries to record his experiences.

Tibor Weissmahr

Tibor Weissmahr

Tibor Weissmahr was born in Munich, Germany. After leaving school, he combined civilian service with 2 years of law studies at Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, then he decided to change focus and study product design.

Fred Rieffel

Fred Rieffel

Fred Rieffel opened his own design studio based in Strasbourg in the beginning of 1998. Since then, he has developed furniture in collaboration with numerous French and international companies including Arfa,

Grim Design – Cécile & Gabrielle Grimaldi

Cécile et Gabrielle Grimaldi, born in 1980, who trained at the Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg and the École des Beaux-arts de Saint-Etienne (respectively), founded Grimdesign in 2007. Under this identity,

Borek Sipek

Bořek Šípek

Bořek Šípek was born in 1949 in Prague. After his studies at the secondary school for applied arts in Prague from 1964-1968, and then in Hamburg from 1969 to 1973,

David Hanauer

David Hanauer

David Hanauer is born in 1982 in Germany. ” Considering a more conscious way of living and dealing with objects, the work is strongly contemporary on the one hand showing solutions for a possible future on the other hand.

Jasper Morrison

Jasper Morrison

The creator of “new simplicity” in the field of design, Jasper Morrison is one of the most famous British designers. He was born in London in 1959, and first attended Kingston Polytechnic Design Studio in 1979.

Werner Aisslinger

Werner Aisslinger

Berlin-based Werner Aisslinger, born in 1964, has opened design studios in Berlin and Singapore. After studying at the UdK in Berlin, he taught as a professor of design at the HFG Karlsruhe from 1998-2008,

Claude Saos

Claude Saos was born in Brest in 1972, and lives and works in Strasbourg. Graduating from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts of Quimper in photography, after attending the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Brest and the Utrecht HKU (Netherlands) in the design section,

Christelle Familiari

Christelle Familiari

Christelle Familiari builds her work in connection with her body; meshes, twists, braiding, weaving and threading are born from her movements, with no intermediary. Her work often questions the relationship of the body to another,

Ferréol Babin

Ferréol Babin

Ferréol Babin was born in 1987. After receiving his first diploma from ENSA in Dijon, he added the Nagoya University of Art & Design in Japan. On his return to France,

David Dubois

David Dubois

Designer and scenographer David Dubois graduated in 2003 from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle in Paris, where he lives and works. He chose to develop his efforts in the areas of design and fashion,

Stéphane Halmaï-Voisard

Stéphane Halmaï-Voisard

Stéphane Halmaï-Voisard, born in 1980, graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in graphic design from the University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada, before studying product design at the ECAL/University of Arts and Design Lausanne,

Manon Leblanc & Romain Diroux, founders of Studio Monsieur, © Fabrice Schneider

Studio Monsieur – Manon Leblanc & Romain Diroux

Studio Monsieur is a design studio founded in 2012 by Manon Leblanc and Romain Diroux. They work on various projects such as product design, furniture, lighting and set design for exhibitions and cultural events.