The Parisian studio Agnst Design proposes a design which, with a touch of humor, advances our understanding of the world and questions the use of domestic objects. A transgressive and counter-current approach that it injects into a furniture is always colorful and offbeat. Discover her interview here.
Artist-designer trained at the Beaux-Arts and the Ecole Boulle, Camille Ménard believes in the emancipating power of objects. Through the abstraction of her concepts, she develops a critical thought on consumerist design and contemporary art, converted into a sign of elitist distinction. Her work aims to democratize and cultivate a proximity with humanity by the concrete language of its functionality.
As part of a study on fitness, she concretizes her ideas with her project Self Esteem Shapers, winner of the Audi Talents award in 2019 and exhibited at the Palais de Tokyo in June 2021. Between industrial design and contemporary art: her objects are not only functional but also meaningful. His piece Lucky Teeth, a zany translation of the French expression, is a hybrid piece of furniture, part side table, part bedside table and part stool. With its two separate legs, it makes a singular nod to the so-called "les dents du bonheur".