Renate Eilert is set up at Vallans (Deux-Sèvres). She is an honours graduate of the École Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle in Paris, her diploma project being the ‘MAYA’ ski-lift seat project, which was commended by the jury.Over the past few years the originality of her work has caught the attention of international juries. Her one-shot syringe was on display at the New York Museum of Modern Art’s ‘Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design’ show, and is now part of the museum’s permanent collection. Her project for the European ECU coin was shortlisted among the nine best designs. And her air conditioning vents for the ABB Vim firm received the Design Trophy bronze medal at the INTERCLIMA trade fair.Since January 1993 she has been a correspondent for the German journal form. In 1995, 97, 98 and 99 she conducted French education board MAFPEN training sessions for teachers of applied and fine arts.She also teaches at the École Privaut (school of industrial design) since September 1995. Her first
signage and urban furniture projects date from 1994. In 1996, close collaboration with Roger NARBONI led her to discover the world of light.