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Christian Ghion

Christian Ghion was born in Montmorency, France in 1958. After studying law for five years, he decided to enrol at the Ecole d'Architecture de Paris-Conflans, in the furniture design studies department. At the age of 28 he teamed up with Patrick Nadeau, with whom he worked on numerous projects. Together, they won the grand prix de la création de la ville de Paris in 1991. In 1998, he opened his own studio, designing for renowned manufacturers such Cappellini, Driade, Daum, Salviati, Sawaya & Moroni or even XO. He has won numerous awards and distinctions, becoming a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres in 2006. He has been entrusted with numerous interior arrangement projects, including the boutiques of Chantal Thomass and Jean-Charles de Castelbajac and the restaurants of the chef Pierre Gagnaire. In 2009, the Mobilier National commissioned a desk for a government minister made from carbon fibre. He also became Artistic Director of the Coutellerie Nontronnaise. In 2012, embarked on new collaborations with Nespresso, Christofle and Alessi. In 2014, the town of Aix-en-Provence charged him with designing the largest water wall in Europe.