Christophe Pillet born in 1959. Graduated from the Fine Arts Academy in Nice in 1985 and a year later took a postgraduate course at the Domus Academy in Milan. Only two years after his first project in Milan in 1993 Christophe Pillet started his own agency. The following year brought him the title of the best designer of 1994.
Pillet works with various materials and engages in many fields like architecture, interior design, product and furniture design and even stage design and artistic direction. He has worked with Philippe Starck for more than five years and in 2005 Pillet started to work for Porro.
Among other brands he has cooperated with Driade, Capellini, Trussardi, Moët et Chandon, Veuve Clicquot, Lacoste, Serralunga.
‘Fire is sensual but a delicate thing, just like music. It would be a shame to lock and lose it. I have never thought of fire as an architectural element, but as a piece of furniture in a contemporary interior – with all the freedom it gives.’