Executive Director of VIA




VIA Gallery

120, avenue Ledru Rollin
75011 Paris
Metro : Gare de Lyon / Ledru Rollin

Opening :

monday-friday : 9.30am – 6.30pm

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Contact : 314, chaussée de Forest 1190 Bruxelles - Belgique

Ph. +32 (0)2 520 03 19
furniture designer


1999 - 2002BA (Hons) in Contemporary Furniture Design at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, High Wycombe, England.
1998 - 1999Foundation in Art and Design at Camberwell College of Arts, London.


April 2009Launch of the table ’Nook’ and the ’Lap Shelving’ by Case.
April 2008Design et making of a table for a private client, Brussels.
Mars-Août 2008Renovation of a loft appartement, in collaboration with Gruloos et Solinis Architectes, Brussels.
October 2007Project ’Entity-identity’, design and making of a project during a one month stay in Beijing,
Summer 2007Design and production of a product for the BozarShop, the new shop of the fine art museum Bozar in Brussels.
July 2007Design of a table and chairs, a desk, a lamp and a coathanger for the Japanese manufacturer Idee.
2007Design of a furniture collection for the brand Atlantico of the manufacturer De La Espada.
February 2007Design and making of a dismantable table for a private client, Brussels, Belgium.
January 2007Stand design for mdf manufacturer Valchromat and for Perfonet at the material fair ZOW in Germany.
November 2006’Belgian designers room’, special edition of Keyplug for each room of the hotel, The White Hotel, Brussels.
2006-2007Manufacturing of the project ’Frames’ by Ligne Roset, France.
2006Design of storage for classrooms in the high school ’Ecole Decroly’, Brussels.
October 2006Design and making of a entrance hall for a private client, Brussels.
November 2004Setting up of Atelier A1, working and exhibition space of six Belgian designers.
2004-2005Design of a series of camera bags for the French firm Posso.
Summer 2004Interior design for the shop MorOmegaShop, Brussels
2003-2004Part time work for the architecture office of Nicolas Balleriaux & Raphaël Orts, Brussels


April 2009Exhibition of new work from the six designers of Atelier A1, Galleria Bonaparte, Milan
September 2008’Un village dans la ville et un jardin des objets’, Galerie Les Drapiers, Liège, Belgium
September 2008Presentation of the lounge chair ’Fold’ at 100% Design London
June 2008’Entity-Identity’, Hoet Bekaert Gallery, Gent, Belgium
December 2007’Entity-Identity’, SM’s - Stedelijk Museum’s-Hertogenbosch, Holland
November 2007’Table talks’, DesignBrussels, Brussel’s Expo.
October 2007Design Tide Tokyo, at the shop Idee Ecarté, Tokyo.
June - August 2007’De Nieuwe Oogst’ exhibition of the new members of Design Vlaanderen, at Design Vlaanderen gallery, Brussels.
April 2007Presentation of a new collection at the SaloneSatellite, Milan
March - April 2007Exhibition of the members of the WCC-BF (World Craft Council Belgium), at the WCC, Mons, Belgium.
March 2007Atelier A1 is invited at ’Sfeer’ Furniture fair for an ’Atelier A1 shop’, Gent, Belgium.
November 2006Stand Atelier A1 at the Furniture fair ’DesignBrussels’, invited by the organiser, Brussels Expo
November 2006Furniture fair ’DesignBrussels’ Stand of the Communauté Française’, Brussels Expo
October 2006’Made in wood’ Bois & Habitat, Brussels.
October 2006’Parcours de Stylistes’ Modo Bruxellae, Brussels.
September 2006100% Design London, on Wallonie-Bruxelles Design/Mode stand.
September 2006’In Production: The best of contemporary British design in production’, Truman Brewery, London Design Festival.
September - October 2006’Dynamo Design’ Belgian Young Design Awards, Gallery Artespace, Brussels.
April 2006’Osons l’art appliqué’, Exhibition of the members of the WCC-BF in their new buildings in Mons, Belgium.
April 2006Presentation of a new collection at the Salone Satellite, Fiera of Milan, Italy.
November 2005’Tuning Station’, workshop of transformation of objects. The designers at Atelier A1 have brought their personal touches to other people’s things, Atelier A1, Brussels.
Novembre 2005’Chaos Cheops’, exhibition of the off circuit of the Designbrussels fair, Brussels.
November 2005’Artifact, International and contemporary craft fair’ on the stand of the WCC-BF, Bruges, Belgium.
October 2005 - February 2006’Label, design in Belgium after 2000’, Exhibition of 330 piece of 135 belgian designers. Grand-Hornu Images, Belgium.
May 2005Salon International de Design d’Intérieur de Montréal (SIDIM), Montreal, Canada.
April 2005’Salone Satellite’, Furniture fair of Milan, Italy.
February 2005Solo exhibition at the Galerie Bortier, Brussels
November 2004’Square’, Designerstreet, Furniture fair, Brussels
September 2004’Prix Jeunes artistes’ (Price for young artists), Parlement of la Communauté française, Brussels.
March-May 2004’Sièges et Luminaires’, group exhibition at the Salle Saint Georges, Mons, Belgium.

CV Marina Bautier
February-April 2004’Innovation esthétique au coeur du potager créatif’, group exhibition at Espace Wallonie-Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.
September 2003Maison&Objet, Paris
September 2003’Garde[s]Robes - Garde[s]Meubles’, at Lily Latifi’s showroom, Paris, France.
Summer 2003Selected for the competition ’Prix du Jeune design Belge’ (Price of the young belgian design) a collaboration of the gallery Usage Externe and the magazine Deco Idées, exhibition at the gallery Usage Externe from June, July and August 2003.
September 2002Designers Block, on Prototype UK stand, London.
October 2002Design for Europe, Competition for Interieur, Courtrai, Belgium.
July 2002Semi-detached, London. Exhibition of just graduated students from Kingston University and Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, group of 56 students, main organiser of the show.
April 2002Salone Satellite, on BigWilliam’ stand, Fiera de Milan, Italy
January-April 2001’Minor Works’, exhibition of children furniture, Design Museum, London.
November 1999’Spheres’, exhibition organised by the British Council, tour in Sweden and Thailand.
February 2009Wallpaper* Design Awards. Best use of Materials, Wood: ’Chaise & Tabouret for De La Espada.
September 2008Award of ’Young artist’ of la Communauté Française, Belgium
April 2007Nomination for the Design Report Award, by the German magazine Design Report, SaloneSatellite, Milan.
May 2005SIDIM Montreal: Certificate of Excellence for the product Keyplug.
September 2003Public Award at the ’Prix du Jeune Design Belge’: a stand at the fair Maison&Objet in Paris.
October 2002Design for Europe, Competition for Interieur, Courtrai, Belgium. Selected amongst the 50 best entries.

Lecturing / Talks

January - march 2007 / 2008 / 2009Lecturer at the ESAPV, in the Interior Architecture course, Mons, Belgium
February 2006 / January 2005Workshop at l’Ecole Supérieure de l’Image "Le 75" on the making of a book to present oneself, for the students in their final year in Photography.
October 2004Lecturer for a seminar on self promotion, organised by the WCC-Belgium, La Louvière, Belgium.
1994-1996Lessons of woodworking to children aged between 6 and 8.





Coffee table, bedside table and chest of drawer TABLE BASSE ET COFFRE DE RANGEMENT


collection of furniture Collection for idée
© K. Kim

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