If the plastic photo reportage exists, the Franco-English Aurélien Chauvaud is surely one of those who know to honor it. When the social and human context specific to each subject is at the heart of the image, an interest in places and people is revealed through a strong aesthetic proposition.
PIERRE+MATHIAS , Pierre Boissel and Mathias Ponard , are a duo of young talented directors.
Photography & Films
Nick Meek was very influenced by the North of England from where he hails: “I was born in the North of England where it can be quite grey and the summers are quite short. I think this had a huge effect on me as a human being… It made me hungry for warmth and colour and, I suppose, adventure.
Since her years at L’Ecole du Louvre, Stephanie Brissay has forged her unique style referencing art history to intensify her vision and creations. She creates a silhouette both unattainable yet familiar at the same time. Drawing on inspiration from art combined with the style of the US TV sitcoms of the 60 & 70s, and the Hollywood icons.
Nick & Chloé
Photography & Films
Franco-Irish duo composed of an artistic director and a photographer, initially noticed for bringing a unique vision to the kids and adolescents photography, Nick and Chloé then explored the strangeness of an adult world and there mix a prolific imagination.
Paul et Henriette
Paul & Henriette met at the the National school ENSP in Arles where they studied photography. In their studio, created in Paris in 2012, they imagine photographs, books, installations. Adepts of minimalism, shapes and colors, they constantly try, in compositions of an apparent simplicity to hatch a mixed sense of strangeness, game and a vibrant sensuality.
Digital Art work
Having grown up in a North London house surrounded by the work of her illustrator Dad and print designer student Mum, it was inevitable that Rosanna Webster would move towards a creative career. Experimenting with combinations of collage, photography and film, she has created instantly recognisable aesthetic for herself which has made her work highly desirable to brands, publishers and lovers alike.
Digital Art work
Chris Labrooy – born in Scotland – turned to 3D in order to complete design projects which had proved to be too costly so far. It would become his specialty, enabling him to become a reality “extrapolator”.
Digital Art work
Dimitri first studied science and technology. The word “technography” comes to the mind as you stand captivated by his research of extreme. He calls upon attention, bodies and technology to display his specific vision of the very mutation of Human kind.
Driven by the love of travel and open spaces, he runs a long-term book project "No Signal" about men and women returning to nature at a time when more than half of the world's population lives in urban areas.From Alaska to Mongolia, Siberia and Lapland, witness of his time, Brice also has a large number of followers and fans on IG, nearly 66k who live the adventure with him.
Caroline Grimprel graduated as an art director from the Parisian art school Penninghen in 2016. She spent more than 3 years at BETC where she produced creative concepts for clients such as Canal+, Palais de Tokyo, Galerie Perrotin...
Anne Chu Ba
Whether it be with a more understated approach to subtly emphasise jewellery, or dedicated to larger-scale projects (including play with shapes and matter), Anne Chu Ba always brings in her personal, expert touch. Painstakingly meticulous when practising the art of collage, amazingly capable of giving the most mundane of materials a whole new sense of direction, Anne Chu Ba is really much more than just a fantastic set designer: she’s really a “transformer”.
Christian Kleemann, set designer and prop stylist, has an innovative talent for balancing the knowledge of art with the complex demands of advertising and media. He can make things shine. His sharp intellect is refined through studied and practiced skills, making him a master of the still-life - daringly modernized, elegantly stylized.
Photography & Films
Film maker and photographer Ryan Hopkinson works across disciplines with a refined aesthetic that plays to the sensibility of advertising and luxury image making. A collision of art and commerce, his projects marry highly conceptual art direction with precise styling and a polished eye for cinematic detail to create mesmerising and fascinating worlds for viewers to explore.
After studying theater and scenography, Mari David began her fashion design training at Atelier Chardon Savard in Paris and made her first classes with Catherine Baba. She pursued her apprenticeship at the Paris office of Vogue Italy while assisting Sara Maino and Giovanna Battaglia consecutively for several years.
Charlotte Navio spent her youth in the south of France, studied plastic arts in Aix-en-provence and joined Gobelins image school in Paris in 2012. She started as a teenager by photographing her loved ones in the south and she developed a love for sunlight, natural and raw decor. Her work naturally evolved towards the world of fashion and beauty, where she can mix spontaneity and dynamism through her images.
Around the age of 20, she studied photography at EFET (Paris XII). Major of her class, she was hired at Studio Zero. After having studied with photographers like Patrick Demarchelier, Craig Mac Dean, Vincent Peters and Sofia & Mauro, Sunny launched herself in 2014 in order to freely express her creativity.
Following in a family tradition of sculptors, Elissa Castelbou began her studies at 'École Boulle' in Paris before turning to scenography at 'La Sorbonne', where she opened her creative horizons. Afterwards she continued her endeavors at ELLE magazine, discovering the fashion world, remaining for 13 years, and working as a fashion editor with top photographers.
Tomoya Fujimoto was born in Bordeaux in 1989. After studying in Tokyo, he returned to Bordeaux to join the Beaux-Arts art school. In 2014, he earned a master's degree in photography from ENS Louis Lumière in Paris...
Denis Boulze passionnate with photography in his early years, he worked at Rouchon studio as first assistant with respected photographers like Sarah Moon, Jan Walter, Sofia and Mauro. He also directs films. His personal creation adopts alternatively both color and black&white to interpret fashion series and still life, always obviously driven by a certain sense of poetry.
Special Art Request
Spending his time between New York and Beijing, Quentin Shih represents new school Asian photography. His elegant photographic style has conquered Asian fashion magazines, and he offers a form of Chinese “rigor” to international luxury houses, which he introduces to the archetypes of a national aesthetic tinted with State-enforced formality. In particular, the Dior fashion house has already collaborated with this talented artist, in keeping with its campaign to promote contemporary Chinese artists.
Drapier Studio is a multidisciplinary creation space based in Paris, nourished by the approach of Julien Drapier and an entourage of experienced and passionate professionals. The Drapier Studio team develops a tailor-made approach by linking its creations to the contexts of its clients.
Photography & Special Art Request
After studying literature at the Sorbonne, Marguerite Bornhauser joined the National School of Photography in Arles (ENSP), from which she graduated in 2015. Her work has been the subject of various exhibitions, notably at the European House of Photography (MEP) in Paris in 2019 but also in the streets of Cincinnati in the United States, at Les Rencontres de la Photographie d'Arles in 2019, during the Festival Planche(s) Contact in Deauville or at BETC and with Agnès B. Marguerite Bornhauser most often accompanies her photographic research with editorial work.
Originally from Marseille, 30 year old Bastien Internicola started his career as a Director of Photography, working in Fashion and Beauty videos for clients such as Printemps, Givenchy, Tommy Hilfiger as well as Mixte Magazine for whom he directed video series for Gucci or SKP Beijing.
Bigtime is a scenography and design studio created in 2014 by Marion Flament and Jimme Cloo, after graduating from Arts Déco in Paris.
Together, they have been developing an evolving, creative, and technical approach of design in the fields of culture, lifestyle, and art...
Special Art Request
With a background in theatre and experimental video, Nico Krijno switched camps to the field of visual arts around 2008. His performance-based photographic practice is realised in a variety of media, from sculpture, participatory installation and video. Nico Krijno is a prolific contemporary artist who works with photography, at the intersection of collage, painting, sculpture and book-making.
Billy & Hells
Special Art Request & Photography
The legend says they met in a German countryside disco back in the 80s. Anke Linz and Andreas Oettinger have worked together ever since – sharing 15 different homes and a set of principles for proper picture manufacturing (17 dark rooms and one portable daylight studio for portraits) – under the Billy & Hells pseudonym as painters-photographers would.
Over the past 25 years, Laziz Hamani has collaborated with the most distinguished luxury brands and fashion houses, including Cartier, Dior, Ralph Lauren, Jaeger-Lecoultre, and Louis Vuitton. He has authored more than 30 books with publishers such as Editions Assouline, Flammarion, and Axel Vervoordt.