Marc Berthier

Berthier founded and directed the Archi Plan Studio and the Design Plan Studio from 1980 to 1990, and subsequently the eliumstudio from 2000 to 2020. Designer and architect he was one of the first designers to collaborate with Magis, designing numerous objects and collections for the company: in fact he had been collaborating with the brand for over thirty years.

His work mainly revolves around industrial product design, and is spiced with international flavours.
He worked in France with Lexon, in Italy with MAGIS, in Germany with Black Design, in Hong Kong with Hedworth, and in Japan with Dé Signe.

He has received the following awards: Grand Prix National de la Création Industrielle, René Gabriel Award, Compasso d’Oro ADI 1991 and 1994, Forum Design Awards 1995, 1997, 1998, Design Plus 1999, American Design Award 1999.
His creations have been selected for the permanent collections of the Musée National d’Art Moderne, the Arts-Décoratifs Museum and the Fond National d’Art Contemporain in France, and the MoMA in New York.
Marc Berthier was a Knight of the “Ordre des Arts et des Lettres” and has also received the “Médaille de l’Art et de l’Industrie”. He was the French representative at the EC for the “Maison Européenne” commission.

In 2002 he founded Eliumstudio in Paris, together with his daughter Élise, Pierre Garner and Frédéric Lintz, joined later by Anne Klepper.
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