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?