Gaétan Bobichon is a designer-maker, who plays with materials and ideas in order to find a new way of thinking and producing objects. He is interested in objects which could be seen at the boundary of technical production and aesthetic. According to him, the designer has to be engaged with society, by providing solutions and reflections for everyone to understand it. Dealing with material processes, social commitment or critical concepts, he questions the beauty, value, aesthetics and status of daily life objets. He likes to create a new sense according to materials and shapes that refers both to low and high cultural level.
He was born the 30th of March 1990 in Lyon (FR). He is currently working between Lyon (FR) and Grenoble (FR).
Exhibitions & Publications
April 2019 / Temporary exhibition in the Kiosque during the Biennale Internationale de Design de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne – France
June 2018/ Designers and Craft Makers exhibition called « Design et Thé », Studio Quotidien, Lyon – France.
October 2017 / Workshop Riso printing with Merete Røstad, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht – The Netherlands.
April – December 2017 / LuForm, Ludwig Forum, Aachen – Germany.
July 2017 / Fashionclash 2017, Maastricht – The Netherlands.
October 2016 / Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven – The Netherlands.
2015 / Shadok, Strasbourg – France.
2014 / DMY Design festival, Berlin – Germany.
2013 / Jardin, Jardins, Paris – France.
2012 / Design Pack Gallery, Paris – France.
Education & Experiences
From 2017 / Freelance Product Designer.
2016-2017 / Master POLIS Fine Art & Design.
Maastricht Academy of Fine Art & Design, Maastricht – The Netherlands.
January 2016 – April 2016 / Intern for Sander Wassink, Jelle Mastenbroek and Luuk van den Broek.
Collaboration-O, Eindhoven – The Netherlands.
September 2015 – December 2015 / Erasmus semester.
ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, Product Design department, Arnhem – The Netherlands.
August 2014 – September 2014 / Intern for Jòlan van der Wiel.
Amsterdam – The Netherlands.
2012-2015 / Bachelor Fine Art in Craft specialization metalwork (DNAP).
Haute Ecole des Arts du Rhin, Strasbourg – France. (Ecole Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg)
2010-2012 / Technical diploma in Product Design (BTS).
Ecole Supérieure des Arts Appliqués de Bourgogne, Nevers – France.
2011 / Sustainable Design Price, co-organized by
Coca-Cola France and « Néoplanète » magazine.