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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Martin LÜCK

Paris - France
environmental designer, industrial designer


- E.N.S.C.I./Les ateliers, graduated in December 1993
Diploma project : thermo-electric domestic refrigerator, in collaboration with Thomson Electroménager, ANVAR scholarship.
End of studies paper: "Ideas about things", exploring the relationship between the evolution of ideas and the development of design.
- Study period at Offenbach school of design, Germany.
- Seminars with A. Meda, E. Manzini, G. Pesce, I. Hosoe...

Mechanical engineering & management studies at Kaiserslautern university, Germany

Baccalauréat A1, international option at Lycée International de St. Germain en Laye.

Work experience:

Since 1998:
Independent designer, projects developed with :
- O2 France: design of exhibitions
- Promostyl: graphics, on-site advertising supports for Casio/G-Cool
- Bell & Ross: on-site advertising supports for wrist watches
- Bonnet Névé: definition of colour range for refrigeration pieces, consulting for application
- & Loeb innovation: tactile range, researching materials
- Cent Degrés: researching materials
- Pineau and Le Porcher: Stands & shop in shop for Noël group (shoes)
- Multilogue: industrial communication devices
- PA Design
- EvansandWong catalogue
- L’Oréal: researching forms
- Coty-Lancaster: researching forms

1993 to 1998
O2 France, design & environment consulting agency founding associate & head of product design

- Materials reference range for Louis Vuitton Malletier
- Merchandising supports for Casio G-Shock
- Objects for Pompidou Centre boutique
- Conceptual researching for Promostyl style office clients :
- Sony Cosmetics, RayBan, Subaru

- Monitoring permanent materials
- Materials book for Promostyl, sold to Airwalk USA, Unitika Japan, Ford..
- Researching materials Material Connexxion, New York
- Consulting & researching materials for Paco Rabanne Couture, autumn/winter collection 97/98

Set design
- Creation, conception, fabrication follow-up & montage:
- "Design et Ecologie" exhibition
- Environnement Magazine stand, Promostyl stand

- Consulting in environment for: Maison Verte, les Amis de la Terre.
- For Monoprix: analysis of products, suggestions for improvement, creation of pictograms & consumer tests.

1988-1993, while studying:
- bilingual French-English guide for "Design, miroir du siècle" exhibition at Grand Palais & in design & architecture sections of "Manifeste"exhibition at Pompidou Centre.
- Four months training session with Raul Barbieri in Milan:Development of range of furniture for Cidue Spa, presented at Milan Furniture Fair in 1992.
- Training sessions & regular collaboration with O2 France association :Organization of "New Ways" exhibition with O2 International at Seibu department store in Tokyo. Recycled plastic objects presented at "Neolite" exhibition, Milan Triennale.

single stem vase © V. Huyghe

thermo-electric refrigerator © V. Huyghe

exhibition Design et écologie

light weight & variable form exhibition

fruit bowl © V. Huyghe

odds-&-ends tray

lamp métalight solo
© M. Lombard

suspension light métalight cloud
© M. Lombard