By opening Spazio Nobile in April 2016, in the dynamic and cosmopolitan Ixelles neighbourhood of Brussels (Belgium), Lise Coirier and Gian Giuseppe Simeone have united their passions for design and art history, initiating a dialogue between contemporary applied arts, design and photography. Commissioning unique pieces, limited editions and installations that are both experimental and artistic, with a particular sensibility to everything nature and minerality, the gallery organises four to five exhibits each year, dedicated to both rising and established talents, without creating borders between the disciplines, the visual arts dialoguing with the fine arts.
François Azambourg explores the expressive potential of manufacturing processes and the shaping of materials, whether industrial or handmade, innovative or traditional. François Azambourg’s work is driven by research, the alliance of art and techniques,
Francesco Balzano is a french designer based in Paris. His research work is a permanent tribute to the beauty of timeless things. The simplicity is used as an ultimate sophistication, mixing noble materials,
Laetitia Bica born in Liège and lives in Brussels. She studied photography at the Institut des Beaux Arts Saint- Luc in Liège. In 2004 she exhibited at to the biennale of photography at the Museo de Bellas Artes in Santiago
Since his Squire Gallery in the mid’ 1990‘s, Carlo has always worked in a creatively open and multi- disciplined way, perhaps pioneering the first type of ‘Creative Director’ role, drawing on artistic influences to shape the language and visual communication of design.
Jörg Bräuer studied at the school of Photography and Printing in Munich, and holds a Fine Arts degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology (F.I.T.), New York University. He has lived and worked in Munich,
Passionate about the decorative arts, Sébastien Caporusso is a Belgian designer with Italian roots. With his furniture and lighting, mixing noble materials, organic shapes and unusual lines, Caporusso excels in producing objects of otherworldly beauty.
Chen Chen & Kai Williams is a New York-based design studio working in furniture, products, interiors and mixed materials.The company was first established as an experimental design space in 2011 by Pratt graduates Chen Chen and Kai Williams –
Anne Derasse cherishes places full of history, heritage, know-how and high-end craftmanship. She splits her time between Brussels and the south- west of France, having converted the Ancienne Nonciature, the former Vatican embassy in Brussels,
Cheng Tsung FENG is a Taiwanese young artist.
With an old soul in his body, he is fascinated by exploring the wisdom condensed out of time hidden in traditional utensils. He is reluctant to let go of these intangible assets along with traditional utensils.
Vincent Fournier was born in 1970 and lives in Paris. After graduating with a sociology degree and a Masters in Visual Arts, he obtained a diploma from the National School of Photography in Arles in 1997.
Guillaume Garnier and Florent Linker are two French creators based in Paris. They aim at giving a contemporary design to rare materials and savoir- faire. All pieces are handmade unique or limited editions by French master craftsmen.
Damien Gernay was born in 1975, in the suburbs of Paris. Between 1994 and 1998, he studied design at Ecole Supérieure des Arts (ESA) Saint-Luc Tournai in Belgium. After school, he worked on scenography projects for contemporary dance and theatre clients in Belgium.
GGSV Studio’s work is based on concrete proposals and manifesto projects. They research forms with plural interpretations. Founded in 2011, GGSV Studio is an atypical association which goes from design curatorship to designing objects and interiors.
With a degree from the Academie Beeldende Kunsten in Maastricht, the Netherlands, Kaspar Hamacher takes nature as the starting point in his day-to-day life as a sculptor and a designer of artistic furniture.
Designer Heikki Viinikainen (b. 1978) studied ceramics and glass design in Kuopio Academy of Design and graduated in 2010. After his graduation he moved to Nuutajärvi Glass Village and founded his own Designstudio Studio Heikki Viinikainen.
Sebastian Herkner was born in Bad Mergentheim, Germany. He studied product design at the HfG Offenbach am Main (Offenbach University of Art and Design), already focusing during his studies on designing objects and furniture merging various cultural contexts,
Amy Hilton was born in 1986 in Lincolnshire, England. In 2007, she graduated in Literature at Goldsmiths College, University of London, and in January 2008, she moved to the French Alps where she reconnected with nature.
French-born, Marlene Huissoud is an experimental designer. She graduated from a MA Material Futures (known as Textile Futures) at Central Saint Martins’ School of Art and Design in London where she developed the project From Insects : an exploration of insect materials from the common honeybee and the Indian silkworm.
Artist and MacArthur Fellow, Tom Joyce, forges multi-ton industrial remnants and byproducts of large scale manufacturing into artworks that direct one’s attention toward iron’s micro & macro function in the universe –
Studio Khachatryan, founded in 2010 by designer Noro Khachatryan, is active in various felds of product and architectural design. The studio designs installations, interiors and architectural elements for public and residential spaces.
Harri Koskinen (Finland, born in 1970) has an uncompromising, bold design aesthetic that has gained him international renown since the early days of his career. Practicality, a spare style and a conceptual approach to product and spatial design are Koskinen’s trademarks.
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.