Designer in profile :Pierre Frey of Pierre frey

Name: Pierre Frey 


Company: Pierre Frey

Position In Company: Director of Communication 


Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc)

I have spent the last 15 years at Pierre Frey and 39 years working closely with Patrick Frey

How would you describe your personal interior design style?

Where does your design inspiration come from?
Travels and encounters

In what direction do you feel that design is moving towards in a general sense?
In all directions and mixes every past styles

Name five key themes to consider when approaching design in 2015 and beyond. Nature, Fluo, Organic, Tropical & Camouflage

If you could offer one piece of advice when it comes to product design, what would it be?
IIt has to be easy to use and if possible add beauty and poetry to one’s environment

How important are The International Product Design Awards as recognition of talent and achievement?
Very important !

What projects are you currently working on?
Collaborations with Ugo Gattoni, Ines de la Fressange… Collection with Art Deco and Guatemala themes !

What are your aims and goals for the next twelve months?
Work closer and closer to the art world !

Final thoughts; tell us a little more about yourself:

Your most treasured possession?

My hat collection

Your favourite holiday destination? 

Renting a house far away with friends

Your favourite hotel / restaurant / bar?

Edgar Paris / Burlot Paris / Experimental Cocktail Club Paris

Your favourite book / film / song?

La Vie devant soir from Romain Gary / Nikita / Too many…

Your favourite food and drink?

Asparagus and Ice Tea
Your favourite way to spend an afternoon? (in no more than 25 words)

With my wife and son in the country by the water in the Summer !

If you weren’t a designer, what would you be?

A Photographer