Presentation on theme: "Starck zPhilippe Starck was born in Paris on 18th January 1949 the son of an aircraft designer, it is he who probably inspired the young Starck. Even at."— Presentation transcript:
Starck zPhilippe Starck was born in Paris on 18th January 1949 the son of an aircraft designer, it is he who probably inspired the young Starck. Even at a very early age Starck showed enthusiasm for design. Starck lives and works in Paris.
zStarck has an interesting, electric style. He first started designing furniture and household objects in the hope of reaching a wider, international audience. He started off his career as an interior decorator, working on the homes of VIP's such as francois Mitterand. He soon began designing buildings, café costes in Paris, as well as every day objects such as a toothbrush. His latest projects include Le Bon a chain of 16 restaurants. zIn the field of design, he has been responsible for the creation of a wide variety of objects in the O.W.O. Series, noodles for Panzani, boats for Beneteau, mineral-water bottles for Glacier, kitchen appliances for Alessi, toothbrushes for Fluocaril, luggage for Vuitton, "Urban Fittings" for Decaux, office furniture for Vitra, as well as vehicles, computers, doorknobs, spectacle frames, etc. Starck´s work has brought him numerous prizes and awards.
SOME OF STARCKS ACCOMPLISMENTS zBelow are just some of Starcks accomplishments. z1965 Starck attended the Ecole Nissim de Camondo in Paris. z1968Starck set up his first company producing inflatable objects. z1976Starck fitted out the Paris night-club La Main Bleue. z1978Starck fitted out the Paris night club Les Bains-Douches. z1979Starck founded the "Starck Product" company. z1982Starck worked as an interior designer and refurbishing the private apartments in the Elysée Palace in Paris for President Mitterrand of France. z1984Starck designed the interior of the Café Costes in Paris. z1985Starck designed the interior of the Cafe, Manin in Tokyo. z1987Starck designed a number of private dwelling houses and apartment blocks, for example Lemoult in Paris. z1988Starck was responsible for the interior design of the Royalton in New York.
1989 ONWARD z1989Starck was responsible for designing the La Flamme building in Tokyo, commissioned by the Asahi brewery. z1989Starck designed commercial premises for the French cutlery company Laguiole. z1990Starck was responsible for designing the Nani Nani office building for Rikugo. z1990Starck was responsible for the interior design of the Paramount hotels in New York. z1990Starck designed the interior of the Cafe,Teatriz in Madrid. z1991He played a leading role in the design of the Groningen Museum in the Netherlands z1991Starck designed The Green Baron Office Block commissioned by Meisei in Osaka. z1991Starck Designed the Apartments, The Angle in Antwerp. z1991Starck responsible for the design of 18 rental apartment buildings in Los Angeles. z1991Starck also created the designs for a private house in Madrid. z1991Starck designed commercial premises for an organic products manufacturer near Bordeaux. z1991Starck designs a whole street block, La Rue Starck.
awards zOscar du luminaire (France, 1980) Trois premiers prix au Neocon. Chicago (Etats-Unis,1986) Delta de Plaia. Barcelone (Espagne, 1986) Platinum Circle Award. Chicago (Etats-Unis, 1987) Grand prix national de la Création Industrielle (France, 1988) Trois prix pour les hôtels Royalton et Paramount de New York. (Etats-Unis, 1988/1990) Officier des Arts et des Lettres (France, 1985) Design Zentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen 1995: prix pour la salle de bains Duravit. (Allemagne,1995) Primero Internacional de Diseno Barcelona (Espagne, 1995) Harvard Excellence in Design award (Etats-Unis,1997) Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France, 1998) Chevalier de l'Ordre National de la Légion d'Honneur (France, 2000) Pratt Institute Black Alumni Award (Etats-Unis, 2001) Compasso d'Oro (Italie, 2001) Red Dot best of the best award (2001) IF Design award (2002) Observeur du design Etoile (2002) Observeur du design Etoile (2003)
I create things with which I surround myself, and which allow me to exist. When I stop producing, I will disappear.
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