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100 Top Product Designer: Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

One Hundred Edition presents to you, dear design-lover, two of the best product designers in the world: Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec. Born in 1971 and 1976 respectively in France, both studied at the École Nationale des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and the École des Beaux-Arts in Cergy-Pontoise. They founded their design studio in 1999 and all their creative works range from functional pieces for a modern home.


“Few people understand to what extent doing something simple is extremely complicated.”

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec


Aim Lamp for Flos


Belleville Chair



Desk Glas Italia Diapositive DIA03 for Glas

“We can do something new simply because our view is not inhibited by established patterns.”

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec


See also: 100 Top Product Designer: Studio Nendo


Palissade Dining Arm Chair

Their professional activity extends from furniture design to architectural projects. Studying space and its layout is constant in their work. The top product designers’ creations aim at formal precision, balance, and freedom of use.


Panier Coffee Table


Rope Chair


Slow Chair for Vitra

The brothers have been working together bonded by diligence and challenged by their distinct personalities. Their work also has covered diverse fields, from craftsmanship to industrial scale, from drawings to videos and photography.


Softshell Chair for Vitra


Vegetal Cactus Chair for Vitra


Belleville Round Outdoor Table

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec design for some modern furniture brands, including Vitra, Kartell, Ligne Roset, and Cappellini. Their work has garnered international awards and has been the subject of several museum exhibitions.


“Design requires the ability to analyze a situation and the partners with whom one is working. We find it particularly inspiring to span the gap between different disciplines.”

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec


See also: 100 Top Product Designer: Ben Storms


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