American René Barba was born in Havana, Cuba in 1965. He studied at Miami Dade Community College between 1986 and 1988, and graduated in design from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Paris (1991-1994). Has worked for many years to...
"To offer a design adapted to the contemporary way of life: comfortable minimalism."
Guillaume Bardet was born in Rouen in 1971, where he lived until the age of 15 years before moving to Paris.
At the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, from which he graduated in 1999, he met Jean-Marie Massaud, which whom he...
"I like to study the world and its daily life. I like to dream about it. Ultimately, my pieces are dreams given form."
Pauline Boudy, Mathieu Maldes
Both born in 1992, Pauline Boudy and Mathieu Maldes met at the université Toulouse II Jean Jaurès whilst studying for a « Master Design Transdisciplinaire Cultures et Territoires ». Together they discovered a common philosophy, considering metaphysics as a...
Beauty lies in intention, in purpose.
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."
R. & E. Bouroullec
Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec were born in Quimper, in 1971 and 1976 respectively.
On leaving the Ecole Nationale des Arts Décoratifs, Ronan began working independently, assisted more and more by Erwan, who was then studying at the Ecole des...
"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..."
Born in Paris in 1959.
"A kind of feminine dandyism, rare, dancing and light." In the words of design historian Brice d'Antras, Mathilde Bretillot "practises, with the required degree of indispensable rigour, a kind of feminine design...
Studio Briand Berthereau
Biography of Joran Briand
1983 Born in Vannes, Brittany
2004 Graduated from the Ecole nationale supérieure des arts appliqués (Ensaama)
2007 Graduated from the Ecole nationale supérieures des arts décoratifs (Ensad)
2007 – 2011...
“We love to erode the design of each object in order to remove all superfluous features and exalt its emotive power.”
1972 : Graduate of the Ecole des Métiers d'Art, holder of Certificats Architecture from the Ecole des Arts et Métiers Jean Prouvé.
1973-1974 : L'Abaque Marc Alessandri design bureau, hotel fit-outs.
1975-1976 : Compagnie...
"Imagination alone gives design its freedom."