Completely self-taught, he welded his first pieces of furniture using found objects
Everybody is different and needs varying levels of stimuli. I’ve learnt a lot from other creative businesses I was involved in and was able to transfer that experience into design. I think doing it on your own can be a useful way of having a unique point of view, which is increasingly important in the modern world. I also try to put myself in unexpected situations so that I can refresh myself. Working as a perfumier for our range of scents, for instance, was a thrilling adventure that would have had a completely different outcome if I had been conventionally trained. anticipated. So many different things—chairs and chandeliers, tableware and paper clips, scents and textiles—all from different countries of origin, and then all going off to 65 different countries. But, with any luck, now that we have established great relationships with our manufacturers and a growing recognition of our brand, I hope things will become easier. we do. There are more trade fairs, more publications and more designers than ever before.