When and how did you actually start?
After graduating I worked for companies specialising in high-end lighting for architects and designers. In parallel, I co-founded the Edward Tisson association, a collective and multidisciplinary workshop where art and design converge.
What are your main sources of inspiration?
My inspirations are closely linked to what amazes me and provokes an emotion. Having a visual and tactile memory, my brain archives colours, textures, readings and objects, creating little by little a universe.
How do you relate to tradition and innovation?
I appreciate old objects, their forms, their uses, and their stories. I like to add an extra emotional charge to it. The Astérie collection bears witness to this: each reflector tells a story, plunges us into the darkness, dramatises our living spaces and invites us to escape from everyday life.
What defines a "well made" object to you?
Perfection down to the smallest detail, from the design and manufacture to the use of the product. But it also means to favour dismountable assemblies so that the object can be repaired and last over time.