Christophe Machet explores materials, their origins and ways to employ them through design. In his work, he aims to find answers to environmental, social, ethical, political, technological and aesthetics questions. Machet creates tools and machineries to help transform materials into new products, challenging current designs in an attempt to create surprising results and generate unique aesthetics. By inventing new scenarios, he explores and revalues different kinds of waste and obsolete materials. Besides his research projects, Machet works as an industrial designer for various international clients. He co-founded The Polyfloss Factory and studied at the Royal College of Art in London and the ECAL – École Cantonale d’art de Lausanne. His work has been exhibited internationally. Christophe Machet works and lives in Paris.