Born in Brussels in 1970, Alain Gilles considers design his second life.
After studying Political Sciences and Marketing Management, Gilles worked in international finance. But with the support of his wife, decided to pursue his passion for Industrial Design, which he studied in France.
He opened his own studio in late 2007 in order to and develop his product design, furniture design, art direction and scenography practice. He has since started to collaborate with several international editors such as Qui est Paul?, Galerie Gosserez Paris, Magnitude, O’Sun, La Chance, Evolution, Buzzispace, Casamania and Bonaldo.
Several of his products have been awarded international prices, such as the Henry Van De Velde Label, the Design for Asia Golden Award, The “Red Dot Best of the Best” for the Welded table and the Good Design award for the Big Table.
In 2012, he was named “Designer of the Year” by the prestigious Interieur Kortrijk Fair.