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 : 17 bis, route de Villemeneux 77170 Brie Comte Robert - France

Ph. 01 60 62 20 02 / 06 87 70 61 50
environmental designer, interior architect

Nelly Mathieu is an interior architect & designer who got her DNAT diploma in 1987 at the School of Fine Arts of Dijon. She had her first job experiences with R. C. Sportes and in several other offices where she worked as a fully-fledged designer. In 1993 she set up the Initials’NM company. Her first collection was presented at Moving, where her ’accroches tout’ hangers and Spirale standard lamp were acclaimed. The Spirale was taken up by Espace lumière, Conran Shop and Habitat. Nelly Mathieu has taught at the AFA andis now at the Ecole Pivaut. Prisunic commissioned her to do the set design and presentation of their new collection to the press. She collaborated with the SNCF team to design the range of lighting for the new EOLE stations, producing colour effects. Her successes with Habitat include Spirale, Culbuto, Mobile Lumineux and her small Lenny lamp which was selected to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Habitat and sold over 60 000 copies. A well-known figure in the world of lighting, she works with
French, Swiss, English, Spanish and Asian manufacturers. She is currently developing products in the domain of the table arts and is flying free...

sitting lamp Lenny
© Philippe Camarata

light Mobile Lumineux
© Philippe Camarata

clip bracket lamp Coussi Coussa
© Philippe Camarata

'hang-all' coat hangers Mistral & Blitz
© Philippe Camarata

message bracket lamp, shadow caster Ames Amis Ames Amours
© Philippe Camarata

light Matensiondesaintgratien
© Philippe Camarata

light Spirale
© Philippe Camarata

sitting lamp Culbuto