Team

Founders: Catherine Ferbos-Nakov and Mathilde Bretillot

Mathilde
Bretillot

Creative Director

President of IDE AISBL. Throughout her career, M.Bretillot has championed a multidisciplinary and multicultural approach to design, and to this end she has taught, directed and influenced educational programs in France, Belgium, India and the UK. Her deep interest in young creators is nourished by a perpetual exchange with design students. Through the coordination of numerous international workshops and events, she continues to establish connections between expertise, craftsmanship and young creators. (read more)

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Jill Silverman
van Coenegrachts

Strategic Advisor

Director of jsvcPROJECTS/London: international arts agency for artists and designers, galleries, institutions and collectors, Silverman van Coenegrachts has a thirty-year career in the International art world working in New York, London and Paris, where she has been, Partner at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris/Salzburg; Managing Director of Lisson Gallery. Director of the John Gibson Gallery, and of Barbara Mathes Gallery. She was a culture correspondant for The New York Times, from 1975-1985. In 2004 Silverman van Coenegrachts, was awarded the Chevalier des Arts et Lettres by the French government for her contributions to contemporary art as a member of the Committee of FIAC, a position she held for 10 years. (read more)

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Pierre
Balsan

Business Development

After 27 years with LVMH in Asia, introducing brands such as Christian Dior, Fendi and Loro Piana to Asian markets, Pierre Balsan created Retail Missions to pursue and enhance strategic development of new and upcoming luxury concepts in Asia, as well as bringing Luxury Retail Culture to the new players in this fast evolving industry. (read more)

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Pierangelo Caramia

Puglia and Basilicata
Expedition

Architect graduate of Florence University, Italy (1984) member of the Architects Association of Ile de France.
Master of design and urban scenography from DOMUS ACADEMY of Milan, Italy (1986) – research supervisor: Andrea Branzi.
Titular professor at the European superior School of Arts of Bretagne in Rennes since 1990 (Design Department)
Design activity in Italy, France, Japan.
Italy : Memphis, Cassina, Alessi, Sawaya & Moroni, Poltrona Frau, Pirelli, Il coccio, Arredaesse produzioni, Fine Factory, Costantino, Faniuolo, Fasano ceramiche, Smetwork, LIthos Mosaico Italia.
France : Xo, Doublet, Tarket, Dior parfums, Daum, Thales .
Japan : Omron, Inter-Art . (read more)

Members / Experts

Véronique Brom

Multidisciplinary project Coordinator

Adrien Cuignet

Plastac, Graphic Design

Renaud de Faÿ

International expertise in complex financing transactions

and reorganization of ailing companies

Wladimir de Lantivy

Interior Architect, Designer

Martine Levot

Administration Management

 

Miska Miller Lovegrove

Architect

Fanny Mary

Plastac, Graphic Design

Romain Riousse

Plastac, Graphic Design

Alexandra Roussopoulos

Artist

Jean Louis Subileau

Urban Planner

Clara Verbaeys

Design thinking, Interior Architect

Advisory Committee

Catherine Ferbos-Nakov

Curator    Biography

Alain Berteau

Architect, Designer, Entrepreneur   Biography

Gérard Bloch

Legal Adviser, Attorney in Intellectual Property   Biography

Gilles Clément

Gardener and Writer   Biography

Richard Deacon

Artist   Biography

Guy Horsmans

Counsellor, former Dean of the Law School of Université Catholique de Louvain   Biography

Gilles A. Tiberghien

Philosopher and Art Historian   Biography

Guy Tortosa

Art Critic and Essayist   Biography

Denys Zacharopoulos

Artistic Director of the Municipal Art Gallery of the Museums and Collections of the City of Athens, Artistic Director of the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art  Biography

Strategic Partners

Art House Jersey
Bailiwick of Jersey
UK

La Maison Louis Carré et La Maison Jean Monet
Bazoches, France

Lille Design, Métropole Européenne de Lille
France

Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art
Thessaloniki, Greece

Money + Art

Arts and culture public relations
UK

Politecnico di Bari

Italy

Poznan 4th Design Festival
with the Creative Project Foundation
Poland

WDO–World Design Organization