1987: Philippe Starck designs RBC's very first showroom, which from its inception displays the ambition to celebrate design and those who make it! Become essential, for its 35e anniversary, the group founded by Franck Argentin, offers an exhibition celebrating the elegance of intelligence in association with Kartell …

It is in Nîmes, historical location of the group that is held until 1er next July this exhibition event. The opportunity to pay tribute to the showroom which since its birth has celebrated design by offering the most beautiful pieces imagined by the greatest designers, including of course Philippe Starck, its designer...

Moreover, a selection of his creations is highlighted around a singular scenography, produced in partnership with Kartell, which invites us here to explore Starck's creative and conceptual process... Thus, his most iconic and innovative pieces are presented. , reflections of the necessary collaboration between a creator and an industrial company, between creativity and technology, harmony and innovation. A true testament to contemporary design!

Among the objects in the spotlight: chairs injected in bi-material Dr Glob, Goodnight mobile lamps, the AI ​​collection resulting from artificial intelligence or the Smart Wood collection in harmony with nature... Everything here illustrates the work visionary led by Starck and Kartell on the engineering of materials and tools for creation and production; of permanent avant-garde research that constantly pushes the limits of contemporary design and offers solutions to the major challenges of our civilisation.

Meet under the stone vaults of a former convent, in a unique, elegant and lively place, to discover KARTELL x STARCK: THE ELEGANCE OF INTELLIGENCE...


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