Nathalie Du Pasquierwas born in Bordeaux (France) in 1957, she has lived in Milan since 1979. Until 1986 she worked as a designer and was a founder member of the Italian design group Memphis. She designed numerous "decorated surfaces": textiles, carpets, plastic laminates as well as some furniture and objects. In 1987 painting became her main activity. Apart from all the exhibitions with the Memphis group, she has been showing her work mainly in Hong Kong from 1989 until 2009 with Le Cadre Gallery, in Ireland with Rubicon Gallery and Fenderesky and in Italy in various places. She paints still lifes with objects and in the last years has been building abstract compositions to be represented. In 2014 she has launched a collection of clothes for American Apparel and a collection of objects and fabrics for Wrong for HAY. Omar Sosa(1983) is a Barcelona based Art Director, Graphic Designer and Publisher. In 2008, after a period of working at Folch Studio in Barcelona as a Business Partner, Omar founded the magazineApartamentotogether with his friend Nacho Alegre.Apartamentois now distributed in 45 countries, "[hitting] newsstands in China, Lebanon and Kenya, as well as recording big sales in Berlin, London and New York" (The Guardian, UK. 06/10/12).Two years later he went on to win the prestigious Yellow Pencil Award and Apartamento was awarded the Best Entire Magazine of 2010 by the D&AD association (Design & Art Direction Association, UK). Hehas worked as the Art Director for a wide range of international clients: Flos, Louis Vuitton Group, Rizzoli International, Carolina Herrera NY, DDG Partners, Corriere Della Sera, Patricia Urquiola, Ricardo Bofill Architecture, among others.His work spans from designing books and magazines to creating brand identities, designing exhibitions and generating successful liaisons among creative professionals.
"Bursting with discordant palettes, offbeat shapes, and
- Surface Magazine
"Nathalie Du Pasquier Is Your Design Hero... You may not know
her by name, but Nathalie Du Pasquier has influenced your life in
some way, shape or form--and we mean that literally."
- MTV Style "delightfully eclectic"
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