Designer Spotlight: The Bouroullec Brothers

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October 24, 2013
We share our favorite designs from Paris-based Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec.
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  In 2011, we toured the Bouroullec Brothers' studio in the Belleville neighborhood of Paris. Read the full story here.

    In 2011, we toured the Bouroullec Brothers' studio in the Belleville neighborhood of Paris. Read the full story here.

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  In our city guide to Paris, Erwan Bouroullec curates a must-see list in the French capital. Photo by: Jessica Antola  Photo by: Jessica Antola

    In our city guide to Paris, Erwan Bouroullec curates a must-see list in the French capital. Photo by: Jessica Antola

    Photo by: Jessica Antola

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  The duo's design creds run deep and in 2012 they released this sleek bathroom line for Axor.

    The duo's design creds run deep and in 2012 they released this sleek bathroom line for Axor.

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  With the Lighthouse lamp, the Bouroullecs experiment with hand-blown glass and an industrially produced base.

    With the Lighthouse lamp, the Bouroullecs experiment with hand-blown glass and an industrially produced base.

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  Produced by Vitra, the Metal Side Table features high-gloss and powder-coated moulded and welded sheet steel, and felt glides.

    Produced by Vitra, the Metal Side Table features high-gloss and powder-coated moulded and welded sheet steel, and felt glides.

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  With the Quilt Couch, the brothers Bouroullec have deconstructed the standard sofa in favor of a softer profile. Though the soft bowl-shaped seat is comfortable to sink into, a fiberglass shell, steel frame, and individual foam inserts beneath Quilt’s stretch fabric upholstery are supportive.

    With the Quilt Couch, the brothers Bouroullec have deconstructed the standard sofa in favor of a softer profile. Though the soft bowl-shaped seat is comfortable to sink into, a fiberglass shell, steel frame, and individual foam inserts beneath Quilt’s stretch fabric upholstery are supportive.

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  The individual textile components in the Clouds room dividers combine to form a conceptual cumulus on the wall, or you can spread them into a cirrus drifting across your ceiling.

    The individual textile components in the Clouds room dividers combine to form a conceptual cumulus on the wall, or you can spread them into a cirrus drifting across your ceiling.

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