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.
Berlin-based Werner Aisslinger, born in 1964, has opened design studios in Berlin and Singapore. After studying at the UdK in Berlin, he taught as a professor of design at the HFG Karlsruhe from 1998-2008,
He could have been a cabinet maker, but he has become one of the most influential and innovative creators of his generation. After studying interior architecture and furniture at Konstfack (Sweden) and receiving a graduate degree from the Royal College of Art in London in 2012,
Based in Amsterdam, Boaz Cohen (Israel/ Netherlands) and Sayaka Yamamoto ( Japan) founded their interdisciplinary cooperative studio in 2007. Offering a balanced combination of two unique talents, BCXSY carries a wide range of projects both in The Netherlands and abroad.
Inka Bell (b. 1981) is a Helsinki-based visual artist who works open-mindedly in-between design and art, concentrating specially on serigraphy. Inka’s work usually draws from her observations about physical and abstract spaces.
Plastic artist Laurent P Berger and architect Cyrille Berger have worked together since 2006 under the Berger&Berger label. They have participated in many exhibitions, at the 12th Bienniale di Venezia in Venice (2010),
Andreas Brandolini was born in 1951 in Tauscha, Germany, near Leipzig. After studying architecture in Berlin, he worked as an independent designer in Ulm until 1981, then founded experimental design collective Bellefast in Berlin,
Jeanine Cohen was born in 1951 in Brussels, Belgium. From 1975 until 1977 she studied Industrial Design at La Cambre School of Visual Art (ENSAV) in Brussels, Belgium. And in the year 1981 she got a degree in Silkscreen Printing of the same institute.
François Daireaux seeks out original sites around the world; his travels take him wherever people live and work. Away from tourist maps or any form of exoticism, for almost 25 years François Daireaux has travelled alone to new countries to record his experiences.
Idealized landscapes, childhood memories, abstract daydreams… Saudade, the fourth collection by Tenue de Ville, adopts ethereal tones, and dares a singularity that transforms the walls and carries the imagination away. Thanks to its artistic approach and its hand-drawn motifs,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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,