No More Twist
Maison & Objet
Now! Design à vivre
6 — 10 sept. 2013
Hall 8 / F85-G86
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www.thierrybataille.com I email@example.com I +32 (0) 65 35 40 72
Since graduating in interior architecture and design, Thierry Bataille has gone on
to create a wide range of spaces, furniture and object, which respect an ecological
process: “The environmental problems we face today force us to adopt a different
take on furniture.” That’s why he has been working for years on a concept to obtain
a maximum number of products from a single panel, thus minimising waste. Thierry
designs in line with the way the “CNC” machine cuts. All of his producer’s machines
run on electricity supplied by photovoltaic panels.
In his research, he pushes his concept even further, and assembling furniture becomes
a playful nesting game, as it is done without tools and with very few nuts and
bolts. Thierry Bataille also raises questions about the decorative quality of the object
and its place in our collective imagination, that is to say our cultural references.
This bedside lamp is inspired by the amazing and comfortable
attitude of a person sitting on his chopper.
36cm x 23cm x 17,5cm I MDF
Console « par ici »
The console Par ici is the result of a synthesis based
on eco-responsibility in both the material and the way
107 x 39 x 18cm I MDF
Fontaine « Infinity »
The fountain Infinity is a modular stand for plants.
Ø 80 x 165cm – Adjustable I MDF
© Thierry Bataille
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www.linadura.com i firstname.lastname@example.org i +32 (0) 497 90 72 82
Linadura is a Belgian editor of contemporary design furniture and object. The name
derives from a contraction of the words “line” in English and “durable” (sustainable)
in French. This Métis nature of the logotype reflects the values of our activity: a
simple design, sustainable and functional which responds to aggregate demand. As
a home furnishing manufacturer, Linadura designs good and sustainable products
with perennial materials.
The objective of this young company is to select the best manufacturers, craftsmen
and talented designers to offer functional and innovative products for mid to high
range market to private customers and offices. Therefore, when developing its products,
Linadura commits its full responsibility in the search for durable solutions at
every step: design, use, transport and recycling.
2009 I DESIGN EMMANUEL GARDIN
The first collection of Linadura is based on the idea of
bending perforated metal sheet which allows shapes that
are not manageable in a traditional step-by-step bending
process. Emblematic piece of the brand, Recto Verso has
won several awards between which a Red Dot Design.
60 x 23 x 22 cm — Natural anodized aluminium — © Emmanuel Gardin
2013 i DESIGN MATHIAS VAN DE WALLE
Face is a small mirror sculpture based on a origami
19 x 12 x 25 cm — Acier inoxydable poli — © Emmanuel Gardin
2012 i DESIGN TWODESIGNERS
Kork is a small stackable storage container, there are
a range of 10 colors.
Ø 35.5 x 14 cm / Ø 35.5 x 28 cm — Powder coated aluminum + cork
pads — © Linadura
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No More Twist
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Specialised in the art of weaving, the No More Twist textile design studio is the
brainchild of three designers who graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels,
Marie Beguin, Anne de Prémare and Michèle Populer. They have already worked
with companies and designers, including the famous workshop of Jean-Paul Gaultier.
Anne de Prémare has also worked with Malhia Kent Paris on haute couture
weaving collections. Michèle Populer, also a historian, is developing a vegetable dye
technique and Marie Beguin, along with her work as assistant to the designer Cenk
Kivrikoglu, teaches weaving at the Academy of Arts in Maastricht.
The studio makes its own small series of objects. The production is done entirely in
Belgium. The creations of the brand are distinctive in that they work with woven fabric,
developed by the designers in their studio. Each fabric explores the possibilities
arising from a study of colours, materials, and crossing of threads.
The workshop also offers its expertise in the field of weaving to the world of fashion
or interior design within the framework of ad hoc collaborations
Inspired by a trip to Japan, the underlying concept is
that of a two-sided fabric with two very different faces
and changing patterns over an area of 2m.
The blend of materials used is designed to procure a
warm, soft and supple result.
Cushions 47 x 47 cm and 47 x 70 cm — Throws 150 x 200 cm — Floor cushions
94 x 94 cm — Wool, mohair, silk and viscose — ©Elodie Timmermans
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www.liparus.be i firstname.lastname@example.org i +32 (0) 497 16 46 17
Liparus is a Belgian design editing company. Its mission is to promote Belgian designers
worldwide by publicizing and selling their original, functional, ergonomic, aesthetic
and high quality pieces. The values that it upholds are authenticity, simplicity,
boldness, exclusivity and… Belgian design.
DESIGN RAPHAËL CHARLES
L 4200 mm / L 3000 mm / L 1200 mm — Résine PU — © Liparus
DESIGN GUILLAUME SONNET
H 620 x L 700 x l 700 mm
Epoxy powder-coated metal frame, synthetic trim — © Liparus
DESIGN Mathias van de walle
Set of 3 low tables.
Ø 4500 x H 4000 mm - Casted resin and Oak legs.
DESIGN PHILIPPE SWIMBERGHE
H 900 x L 860 x l 700 mm — Epoxy resin — ©Liparus
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www.frederic-richard.be i email@example.com i +32 (0) 494 81 16 21
A cabinetmaker by training, Frédéric Richard divides his time between a design studio
and a production workshop where he makes his own furniture and objects.
Very much at home in his workshop, in direct contact with the materials, he is constantly
pushing back the frontiers through his mastery of ancient techniques. Drawing
is an important step in his creative process. He uses a variety of techniques, tirelessly
trying out forms until he achieves the perfect balance. Far from being extravagant, his
projects aspire towards a deliberate simplicity, giving them a surprisingly poetic and
Pieces produced by the designer himself in collaboration
with local craftsmen.
Ø10 - 15 x 15 - 25 cm — Glass, wood, Ceramic — © Nathalie Noël
Rocking chair whose design is characterized by minimalistic
and graphic lines. Made in the designer’s
Variations: natural or black-stained oak - Finish: oil.
© Nathalie Noël
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Created in 2006, Wallonie-Bruxelles Design/Mode (WBDM) is a governmental agency
for the promotion of design and fashion, which aims to increase the international
reputation of designers from Wallonia and Brussels. Through a constant participation
in major tradeshows, exhibitions and conferences, WBDM’s mission is to increase
networking and business opportunities for Belgian design and fashion talent in the
The agency concurrently emanates from Wallonia-Brussels International, the Wallonia
Foreign Trade and Investment Agency (AWEX) and the Ministry of the French-speaking
Community – Contemporary Arts Department.
BELGIUM IS DESIGN
“Belgium is Design” is a common label for the collective actions organized in Belgium
and abroad by some Belgian institutions.
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Salon Maison & Objet
Now! Design à vivre
6 - 10 sept. 2013
Belgium is Design
Hall 8 / Stand F85-G86
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