PechaKucha Presentation

La Subtile : Industrial French Flair!

PRESENTED ON JUL 01, 2015
IN NANTES @ VOL 10

Antoine Baubau is cofounder of the brand La Subtile with 3 other thirty-years old men from Rennes, Britanny, France.

La Subtile is the meeting of four complementary interests with one shared ambition and infinite energy, uniting their collective goal of taking an active part in the world of today and tomorrow and of living intensely.

La Subtile choreographs contemporary objects that come to fruition in the brand's creative inspiration and specific interests. La Subtile is helping to reinvent industrial creativity with a French style by stimulating the local economic dynamism. Through a family photography, Antoine expose the genesis and the spirit of the project.

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BY KEIJI ASHIZAWA
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This presentation was part of the PechaKucha Global Night 2013, and follows the theme of "hidden heroes."

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BY ANNA VARTIAINEN
@ PECHAKUCHA X ARTEK ON OCT 31, 2013

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Forgotten Furniture

BY MUEBLES FANTASMA
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Urban Folding Bench - Concept to Prototype

BY MAHIEU LOLA
@ VOL 10 ON JUL 01, 2015

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BY JASON RADCLIFFE
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 24, 2016

Jason Radcliffe is a furniture designer, maker and advocate. When he's not building his own pieces in his shop, 44 Steel, he is advocating for the furniture making community locally and nationally. He organizes an extremely successful furniture maker based event in Cleveland called F-Sho and was recently one of three finalists on Spike TV's show Framework.