Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have been bringing a fresh perspective to their designs for over two decades with their innovative approach. They are said to be successors to the French design throne held by Philippe Starck, though they prefer to remain elusive on the matter. The duo approaches design with a similar attitude. Their work is …

Philippe Starck

Iconic French designer Philippe Starck’s career kicked off in 1969 with a range of inflatable furniture. Fifty years and 10,000 designs later, Starck continues to create – tirelessly and, seemingly, effortlessly. But behind the world-renowned brand stands a man in contrast to his – at times – pretentious reputation. Behind the celebrity stands a lone …

Jean Prouvé

How to make furniture that is elegant, economic and stable at the same time? Jean Prouvé didn’t know the answer to this question, but still designed items like this easily. How? By always reminding himself of the following: “If people understand, there’s no need to explain. If they don’t there’s no use explaining”. Decoration as …

Charlotte Perriand

The Foundation Louis Vuitton is currently holding an exhibition dedicated to Charlotte Perriand: “a free woman, pioneer of modernity, a leading figure of the XX century design, who contributed to the definition of a new art de vivre.” Marking twenty years since the passing of the architect and designer, the exhibition is a tribute to …