Philippe Starck is one of Europe's leading contemporary designers and architects.
He was born in Paris in 1949 and is known for his amazing creativity. However, the creative process never loses rigour and genius; and this is one of the main characteristics for which it is so well known on the world scene. He has worked with many companies, including Kartell, Cassina, Flos, Driade, Alessi, Aprilia, Emeco, Fiam, Magis, Cerruti Baleri and many others.
Starck is also highly regarded in the field of architecture. He has won important awards such as the Grand Prix National de la Création Industrielle in 1988 and the Honor Award of the American Institute of Architetcts in 1992, for the Paramount Hotel in New York.
His numerous projects are exhibited in the most important museums of art and design in the world.