Catherine Geel

How can design solve environmental issues? This is the question that Catherine Geel wanted to address in the French section of the XXII Milan Design Triennial, which opened its doors on 1st March. Meet this historian, an editor and researcher from the Design Research Centre, who is curating the...

Updated on 07/03/2019

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Les Vases, by Elyse Graham

Between art and object, sculpture and design, Elyse Graham’s vases are characterised by their variety of shapes and colours inspired by geology, and the complex technical processes she has developed around her signature material, resin.

Published on 08/11/2019

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Ruedi & Vera Baur

Ruedi Baur trained as a graphic designer and has worked with many institutions including the Centre Pompidou, for which he designed the signage and graphic identity in 2000. He and Vera Baur-Kockot, the sociologist who specialises in visual anthropology, have created the Civic City institute and...

Updated on 25/05/2021

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Adeline Rispal

The architecture firm Ateliers Adeline Rispal and its partners (Si/Studio Irrésistible, graphic design, Les éclaireurs, lighting design, Innovision, multimedia engineering consulting) have designed the scenographic and artistic arrangements of various spaces in the Justus Lipsius and Europa...

Updated on 17/01/2022

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Hervé Lemoine

Hervé Lemoine, who was reappointed as head of the Mobilier National in February 2021, believes that the mission of this institution, which is several hundred years old, is to pass on a certain know-how and to train the younger generation in the art and design professions. As part of the French...

Updated on 10/01/2022

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Caroline Naphegyi & Sam Baron

Caroline Naphegyi is the director of Design for Change, a member of the artistic committee of the national stimulus plan for young creation and former director of programming for Lille Metropole World Design Capital 2020. Sam Baron is a creative director and designer. Together, they have developed...

Updated on 29/07/2021

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Alexandre Humbert

"Il est possible que ça fonctionne", a film by director and conceptual designer Alexandre Humbert, was conceived for the 2021 edition of France Design Week. This international, annual and global event aims to promote French design innovation and expertise in all its diversity, while raising public...

Updated on 31/03/2022

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#Culturecheznous (Culture at home)

Archaeology, cinema, museums, audiovisual, shows, youth, heritage, dance, archives... Discover the exceptional digital cultural offer offered by the Ministry of Culture and its operators on culturecheznous.gouv.fr

Updated on 04/05/2022

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Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner (1/2)

On 1 January 2022, France took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for six months. In this first part of the interview, Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, discusses the role of culture in the political priorities of the...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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Andrew Manning, director of EUNIC

Andrew Manning is the Director of EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture). With members in every EU country and over 133 ‘Clusters’ worldwide the organisation believes in the power of culture to build trust and understanding between countries. Within the framework of the French...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner (2/2)

On 1 January 2022, France took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for six months. In this second part of the interview, Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, speaks about the Creative Europe programme, support for the...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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The director of the Centre Culturel Kôrè, Mamou Daffé, discusses the future of the AWA programme

Attached to the defence of local values, Mamou Daffé is the head of several organisations and events in Mali. In particular, he directs the Centre Culturel Kôrè in Ségou, a partner of the Institut français for the ACP-EU Culture programme: Support for the Culture and Creation sectors in West Africa...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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Victoire Bidegain di Rosa & Manuela Júdice

Planned for 2022, the France-Portugal Season will bring together artists, thinkers and scientists from both countries around common themes. As part of the Portuguese and French presidencies of the Council of the European Union (Portugal's rotating presidency in the first half of 2021 and France's in...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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