Co-founder of deValence design studio formed in 2001 (with Alexandre Dimos). It is located in Mains d’Oeuvres, a former industrial building now inhabited by artists, in Saint-Ouen, near Paris. DeValence works for artists (Agnes Thurnauer, Matthieu Laurette, Thomas Hirschhorn), museums and art centers (Le Centre Pompidou, Les Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers), and luxury brands (Martélouise, Kenzo). Alexandre and Étienne went to Valence Fine Art School and École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Paris.

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A tool that we need: new (and only serious) French magazine interested in design history and visual universe. With contributions by Peter Biľak, Laurent Le Bon, deValence (Alexandre Dimos, Gaël Étienne), Anne Lemonnier, Philippe Millot, Étienne Mineur, NORM, Stefan Sagmeister, etc.