Standard-bearer of French avant-garde design Constance Guisset extends the ANKARA collection of tables created in 2013 for Matière Grise with the addition of a new lightly stool in two materials that brings wood into the collection.
Without departing from the original spirit of the collection, Constance Guisset expresses her talent through the softness of forms and subtIle interplay of metal folds. The Ankara collection is available in 28 colours of our colour range.
Born in 1976, and living and working in Paris, Constance Guisset is a french designer with an original career path.
After studying business and economics at ESSEC and IEP Paris, followed by a year at the parliament of tokyo, she decided to turn her hand to design. Having obtained her diploma from enSci – Les ateliers in 2007, she quickly earned recognition from a variety of sources, including the Grand Prix de design de la Ville de Paris in 2008, the Public Prize at the design Parade de la Villa noailles in 2009, and the title of designer of the Year at the now! design à Vivre and the audi talents award in 2010.
Constance Guisset set up her own studio in 2007 and numerous projects took shape with Petite friture, Via, Molteni, Moustache, Louis Vuitton malletier, Pallucco, Nodus, Fontanaarte, Matière Grise and others.
Her creativity finds many different outlets, including stage sets, the design of objects and videos.
Her work revolves around a philosophy of visual illusion and surprise. She devotes her time to the creation of light, lively objects whose elegant fluidity may arouse a feeling of surprise and be a springboard for a moment’s daydreaming.
Constance Guisset is currently working on the creation of a new interior design concept for the Accor-Suite Novotel hotel group, as well as numerous items for italian publishers and luxury french homes..