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I am a graduate Creative Director working in B-to-B since 1989, then Designer in furniture & decoration since 2001. I am working now particularly to renovate shop, coffee, bar, restaurant and hospitality since 12 years. I am a specialist to use second-hand, to be customized, reuse furniture, recycling materials, re-equip new premises with a creative new style at the best cost and with the « french touch » ;+). Here some works. Only few job is a work order and very few were paid; this personal works are all originals, extracts from my personnal port-folio. I am fully the author of each original idea and concept presented here by plan, drawning, photography or photo-montage, as at their initiative and achievement, graphically or as prototype, builded by my hands, unless otherwise stated. Some of this designs are available for use under licence Creative Commons, just contact me about which you would like to use.
Native from Paris, France, I’ve been working in more than 15 countries, and ready to work everywhere in the world.
I’m a public service artist. Not in the sense that I work for free, and for any authority. I mean that each work of mine tries to express something that belongs to millions of people.

Artistic director
Graphic Designer B-to-B, publishing and advertising since 1989, in cultural communication and Communication Consulting agencies, until 2000.

Carpenter & Decorating
Joiner in decoration
– Intermittent –
Creations, renovations and arrangements of coffee shops in Paris (Emeraude, Jaurès, Renaissance, Tassili, Noctambules, 93). Visual identities and scenery creations. Upscale Renovation of a Casino Hotel, Macau, China; 3D scans, cutouts and joinery for arrangements and monumental sculptures, driver on CNC machines (Hot-Wire and Milling Machine). Workflow management (20 workers, 12 sculptors, 8 painters). Machining of panels and plywood; shopping for precious wood for partitions and furniture. Construction-Renovation of a high-mountain chalet in eco-wood construction; interior / exterior.
Stand construction and sets for shows, trade shows, movies, attractions and events « La Carpa », « Chantecler », Mirapolis, Asterix Park, Kenzo Parade, Palais de Tokyo, etc.
Wood decors, constructions and manufacture of accessories of shooting scenery -fashion-.

Joiner in construction
– sub-contractor and Interim-
Creation and installation of floors, terraces, cladding, railings, outdoor furniture, teak, Ipé and wood resurfaced for servicing roof terraces, luxury buildings, individuals, ski resorts and tourist complexes.
Renovations of lofts (stairs, floors, patio doors, kitchens, etc.). Construction of shelters, private pool beaches, manufacture and installation of stairs, arrangements for individuals. Boat improvements.

Furniture – decorator carpenter
-independent until 2008 –
Creation of an social company through a workshop-furniture shop, « 100% Récup » Marché Jules Vallès, Saint-Ouen. Training, flea market, restoration and decoration of furniture for individuals. Creations of furniture and decoration accessories for designers in France and abroad.


Academic Curriculum

1986 – BAC B – Baccalauréat général de Sciences Economiques et Sociales(ES)
French secondary school diploma/ high-school degree
(UK) – A Levels
(US) – High-School Diploma/Degree
major Social and Aeconomics sciences

1990 – DEUG ECA – Education Communication Animation – Université de Paris 8
Diplôme d’études universitaires générales (DEUG), prépa INFOCOM, Licence Sciences de l’Information et de la Communication.
Two-year university degree in Education Communication Animation.
BSC Degree Bachelor of Science in Communication and Sciences of Information / Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

1999 – BTS – Brevet de technicien supérieur Arts Graphiques –
École Supérieure des Arts et Industries Graphiques, Estienne Paris (ESAIG).
http://www.ecole-estienne.paris

Two-year technical degree in graphic design
The Brevet de technicien supérieur (BTS) technician certificate is a national diploma of higher education in France, is a level III diploma in the French diploma system (equivalent to level 5 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
(UK) – BTEC HND (Higher National Diploma)
(US) – 12th Grade

2001 – CAP Menuisier-Agenceur –
Certificat d’Aptitude Professionnelle
Lycée Professionnel St-Exupéry Villiers-le-Bel

(UK) – Youth Training (NVQ – National Vocational Qualification – Level 1)
(US) – Vocational certificate obtained 2 years after the 8th grade
Two-year professional degree in Carpenter manufacturer of carpentry, furniture and layout. It is a level III diploma in the French diploma system. This degree is compulsory to practice the profession of carpenter in France.