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.
Founded in 2014 by Universität der Künste (University of the Arts) Berlin graduate Friederike Delius, Studio Berg, explores the fertile ground between art and design; different yet similar approaches that, together,
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,
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,
Jesper Eriksson is a Swedish/Finnish artist & designer based in London, interested in work related to the human, culture and material. He is interested in material that has strong influences on culture.
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,
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.
Formes Libres Studio was created in Belgium in 2017 by the artist Sophie Gohr and her partner Patrick Vanbellinghen. After journeying through the commercial and cultural world, the desire to connect with nature and make it an artistic medium became essential.
For celebrated Swedish designer Monica Förster, ideas often supersede shape. Nevertheless, her cross-disciplinary approach has been described as formally pure and materially innovative. Having worked for leading brands like Alessi, Bernhardt,
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.
His sculptures aren’t just turned on the lathe, they’re the fruit of years of painstaking toiling with his medium: wood. Over the past 20 years Ernst Gamperl has studied its drying properties and their impact on the sculpture.
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.
Brussels-born Alain Gilles typifies a sense of rationalized forms and subtle humour inherent in contemporary Belgian design. Founding his practice in 2007, after years working in the financial sector, the designer has since worked with major ‘editors’ like Galerie Gosserez Paris,
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,
Finnish textile designer Johanna Gullichsen was born in 1958 in Somero, southern Finland. Before finding an interest in textiles she studied art history, literature and languages at the University of Helsinki.
Celebrated Swiss-Argentine designer Alfredo Häberli has been innovating the industry since launching his own practice over two decades ago. Based in Zurich, the niño curioso of Swiss design has worked with major brands including Alias,
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,