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JEAN-PAUL BATH
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FRANK LEFEBVRE

1984
Beaux Arts diploma, Lille
1984-87
Reporter with Radio Lille
1988
CNDE diploma: Layout of commercial & communication spaces
1988-90
Decorator for Galeries Lafayette department store, boulevard Haussmann, Paris
1990-94
Head of Visual communication for PIMKIE


BLEU NATURE

1995
Sets up BLEU NATURE
Prix Découverte at Maison & Objet trade fair, Paris, for complete collection
1998
DUNHILL international prestige prize for quality & exacting standards of skilled technicians working in little known areas of luxury & prestige production
1999
1st participation in MACEF trade fair, Milan
2000
Launch of 1st line of furniture
2001
9 objects purchased by La Piscine - Musée d’Art et d’Industrie, Roubaix
Launch of website www.bleunature.com
2003
Prix Découverte at Maison & Objet trade fair, Paris, for PEGASE lamp
September
Launch of new design collection: FULLTITUD - teak & driftwood
15 objects exhibited at Ateliers d’Art de France boutique
Purchase of new premises at Roubaix
2004
Ready-to-wear trade faire, Paris – Layout of VIP lounge & PRESS spaces
Vivre Côté Ouest trade fair, Saint-Malo – Layout of ‘Côté Ouest’ stand
1st participation at ICFF trade fair, New York
Rental of designer furniture models for 2005 summer TV series ‘Dolmen’, produced by TFI
September
New Logo, new stand concept for 20th participation at Maison & Objet, international decoration salon, Paris.
Upgrade of collection, with new forms and materials for bases & lamp-shades.
October
Off circuit at Furniture Market, High Point (North Carolina - USA)
2005
Bleu Nature celebrates 10th anniversary
Launch of ‘O’ collection
Launch of ‘Noire’ collection using black-stained wood, grey beach stones & dark lamp-shades in
velvet & flannel.
Off circuit at Milan furniture fair, Italy
1st participation at HOSPITALITY DESIGN, Las Vegas
Off circuit at Furniture Market, High Point, ICFF, New York
1st participation at Abitare il Tempo, Verona, Italy
September
Development of textile collection: furs for furniture & lamp-shades. Cushions in 15 different materials
2006
First appearance of lamp bases in white lacquered metal & furniture in white lacquered timber / furs for furniture & textiles for lamp-shades.
June
Creation of new show-room in June 2006
Off circuit Furniture Market High Point, USA
August
Launch of new website
Integration of skins & leathers in 2007 collection.
2nd participation at Abitare il Tempo, Verona, Italy
2007
Creation of Bleu Nature design office.
September
Integration of metal lamp-shades in winter 07-08 collection
November
Participation in ‘CREATIVITY Made In France’, New York & Los Angeles.
2008
January
Launch of Outdoor furniture range
June
1st participation in LOBBY & LOUNGE trade fair, Geneva, Switzerland


collection Outdoor Natsiq

armchair Natsiq

sofa Natsiq

coffee table Natsiq

sofa Louis Crusoé

stool

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