MATTHIEU GIREL

MATTHIEU GIREL IS AN INDEPENDENT PRODUCT DESIGNER BASED IN LAUSANNE (SWITZERLAND). AFTER GRADUATED IN APPLIED ARTS IN FRANCE AND INDUSTRIAL DESIGN FROM THE ECOLE CANTONALE D’ART DE LOUSANNE; HE HAS BEEN WORKING AS ASSISTANT TEACHER IN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN COURSES IN EPFL/ECAL LABS. HE RUNS HIS OWN DESIGN STUDIO SINCE 2013 AND WORKS ON VARIOUS PROJECTS RANGING FROM PRODUCTS TO FURNITURES, ACCESSORIES AND SCENOGRAPHIES.

INSPIRED BY SCIENCE-FICTION, GEOMETRY AND CRAFTMANSHIP; HE SIGNED CREATIONS FOR INDUSTRIAL BRANDS SUCH AS ALESSI, NUMBERED PIECES FOR NOV GALLERY OR LARGE SCALE SCENOGRAPHIES LIKE VEVEY IMAGES.

RECENTLY NOMINATED FOR THE SWISS DESIGN AWARD AND DESIGN PREIS SCHWEIZ WITH «HYPERCOLLECTION», HE CONTINUES TO COLLABORATE WITH DESIGNERS..

NEBULA

NEBULA IS A SERIES OF SMALL FLOATING CANDLE HOLDERS. FRAGILE AND POETIC, THE FLAMES SEEM TO COME FROM THE WATER.

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TRIA

TRIA IS A GEOMETRICAL CARAFE WITH THREE SPOUTS HEAD, PRODUCED WITH TRADITIONAL CESM-I BULBUL TECHNIQUE.

ALVA

ALVA IS A CARAFE SET WITH GLASS INSPIRED BY WATER TANKS. THE BLUE LINE IS A MARKER AND INDICATES THAT THE VOLUME IS FULL.

TORUS

TORUS IS A DECORATIVE CONTAINER INSPIRED BY THE INFLATABLE BUOY. THE LINES IN THE LOWER PART REPRESENT THE DEFORMATION OF A STRETCHED PLASTIC.

MERSIS

MERSIS IS A VASE WITH INSEPARABLE BASE INSPIRED BY DEEP-SEA DIVERS. THE ENGRAVED LINES SEEM DIPPED IN THE CLOUDY WATER AND DISAPPEAR IN THE BASE.