Jean-Marie Massaud, France (*1966)
His collaboration with Marc Berthier and his work on town planning projects inspires him to fuse design and architecture. Consequently, he collaborates on many different aspects of design from furniture through to industrial products. His approach is centred on the search for a pure aesthetic, where the individuals’ needs are always paramount.
The key to his continued success lies in his ability to create magical designs that are full of vitality, and never ordinary.To date, he has worked for prestigious companies such as, Yamaha Offshore and Renault, Italian furniture producers Cappellini, and Cassina, and luxury brands Armani and Baccarat.In 2000 he founded Studio Massaud with DANIEL POUZET and orientated his activity towards architectural projects.
To date, the studio has redefined the architectural brand images of Lancôme and Renault and has directed large-scale projects such as: the Tanabe House (Fukuoka, Japan), a 50,000 seat stadium in Guadalajara, Mexico…
Twelve urban garden tools
Today amateur gardeners are referred to as urban gardeners. The new generation of urban nature lovers has no need for simple flower pots; multifunctional is the name of the game!› To the article
Life is too short for jetlag
Jean-Marie Massaud lives and works according to the motto “Design is nothing, life is everything.” Uta Abendroth spoke to the Frenchman about his “Lightwing” design for Foscarini, the quality of light, the right way to grow and life outside of work.
To light or to illuminate – that is the question
For quite some time, manufacturers of decorative luminaires were hard hit by the innovation of LEDs. What to do with their traditional designs that were built around lamps and spots? They have since overcome the future shock and the industry is now fielding new products in all shapes and sizes.