To him, attention to detail is a constant priority in the contours, shapes and functionality of his work. Emmanuel likes to quote Constantin Brancusi “Simplicity is complexity resolved”.
Graduated from E.N.A.D (Limoges) and I.A.V (Orléans), Master in design & management at Milan’s Politecnico. Collaborated for 7 years with Antonio Citterio in Milan. Presently Emmanuel works for his own agency, between Italy and France on collaborations with resolutely contemporary international brands like Poliform, Cartier, Panasonic, Accor, Porada, Ampm La Redoute, Burov, Ethimo, Toulemonde Bochart, Manade, Colé, ACRE made in Amazonia, among others.
From 2010, he is consultant for companies on marketing strategy and design identity as art director. Emmanuel teaches at Milan’s Politecnico. He is often solicited for lectures, conferences and workshops in France, Italy, China and Brasil.
Main Awards : 2016 Wallpaper Design Award – London (Maskara coiffeuse for Porada); 2015 Label VIA – Paris (Harold sofa for AMPM); 2013 Orange Price of Design Tour – Bordeaux (Collection for AMPM);2013 Archidesignclub Palmares – Paris (Tapparelle desk for Colé); 2012 Label VIA – Paris (Nouvelle vague for Clen); 2012 Label Observeur du design – Paris (Nouvelle vague for Clen); 2011 Wallpaper Design Award – London (Concorde table for Poliform); 2011 WAN furniture design award shortlisted – Londres (Aikana Outdoor collection for Fast); 2011 Imm Interior award – Koln (Aikana Outdoor collection for Fast); 2009 Best of Year Award – New York (Grace chair for Poliform); 2008 ID smartest products Award – New York; 2002 Design 21 Unesco award – New York; 2002 First Prize Utopia 1.0 – Biennale St Etienne