(Montargis, France, 1959)
Christophe Pillet is a French designer who has earned international acclaim for the breadth and quality of his creations. Architecture, objects, furniture, art direction: his signature is unfailingly associated with the best brands and prestigious projects. A graduate of the Domus Academy in Milan, he works as assistant to Martine Bedin and Michele De Lucchi, taking part in the new approach to avant-garde design instigated by the Memphis Group. On his return to Paris, Pillet is involved in the development of the Starck studio. Pillet then founded his firm in 1993. In the same year, he was named Designer of the Year at the Salon du Meuble de Paris, an award that paved the way for his independent career.