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Inga Sempé

Why Design? - Inga Sempé (FR)

Tu 5.10.2010, 7–8pm

“Because we need objects.”

The French designer Inga Sempé (b. Paris, 1968) completed her studies in 1993 at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle in Paris. She designs furniture, lighting, textiles, and more. In 2000 she opened her own design studio in Paris, where she worked with Italian firms like Cappellini and Edra. At present, Sempé works for Ligne Roset, Moustache, Domestic, and Baccarat in France; for LucePlan in Italy; and for David Design, Hjelle, and Almedahl’s in Scandinavia. She was awarded the Grand Prix de la Création en Design de la Ville de Paris in 2003, also the year of a solo exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. Sempé lives and works in Paris. www.ingasempe.fr

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