l: mateli crasset r:
'sunic', a perfume created by matali crasset in collaboration with dragoco
was born in 1965 near châlons-en-champagne, france.
she graduated from the E.N.S.C.I. I (ecole nationale supérieure
de création industrielle) - les ateliers in paris in 1991.
later staying in milan worked with denis santachiara.
upon her return to paris, she collaborated with philippe starck
for five years, both in his design agency and with thomson multimedia.
she founded her own company in 1998.
in 1997 the city of paris awarded her the 'grand prix du design'.
some of matali crasset's works are included in the collections of
contemporary art/design museums throughout the world.
she lives and works in paris.
she is currently working on the interiors of a hotel project in nice.
the first retrospective of her work is shown this autumn 2002
at mu.dac in lausanne, switzerland :
'matali crasset : un pas de côté 1991-2002'
we met matali crasset
at mu.dac museum in lausanne on the opening of her exhibition
in september 2002
db: what is the best moment of the day?
the morning, when I get up early and see my daughter's face,
she has a great smile and it is nice to wake up to that.
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