faberNovel combines technology, design and emerging trends to invent new products, services, and experiences. Founded in 2003, faberNovel is based in Paris, San Francisco, New York and Moscow, has a team of 60 passionate people and revenue of over $7 million. Working as Designer, Project Manager at faberNovel I had the opportunity to help large organizations to think and act like a startup. Thus through fast prototyping workshops, design ethnography field studies, service blueprinting, etc.
Collaborative Cities is an interactive documentary featuring inspiring entrepreneurs and communities in a new economy built around sharing and collaboration.This documentary is about people from vibrant cities across Europe and North America, sharing resources, knowledge, skills, facilities and amazing experiences.
People who build and participate in education, food, mobility, housing, work, and finance services and projects are reinventing the world we live in. Collaborative Cities: The Documentary, tell their stories.
Following the Foundation year preparing for a competitive exam for entrance, I majored at l’École de design in Interaction Design in 2nd and 3rd year. After a year at Parsons The New School for Design as a Visiting student I am currently working on my Thesis Project toward a Master’s Degree in the Tangible Interfaces program. Studying at l’École de design Nantes Atlantique has helped me develop a strong interest for typography, graphic design, information visualization and design ethnography. As well as acquiring experience in project management and design strategy.
We are doers is a student-driven organization which I Co-founded in May 2009. Our goal is to promote sustainable and collaborative innovation within the school. As President, I organize lectures for current students abroad, alumni and professionals. Our team also organizes workshops where students discover theoretical aspects of eco-conception through hands-on projects like our Library on the right. Running this organization has enabled me to gain invaluable project-management and team-working abilities. We are doers now gathers more than sixty members.
Starting this Fall 2011 I have been appointed as Community Manager of READi Design Lab.
This research lab is “a platform for creation and experimentation” dedicated to Interaction Design students of L’École de design Nantes Atlantique. As a Community Manager I am in charge of creating an online network and offline events for current students and alumni accross the globe, from the program.
Under Grégoire Cliquet (Ph.D) —Director of the Lab— supervision, I promote works from the students, and foster public relations with institutions and press.
During Spring 2011 at Parsons The New School for Design, Lara Penin, Co-founder of Parsons DESIS Lab asked me to design the Service Design Repository of the school. Its content, curated by Daria Cantu, Lara Penin and Eduardo Staszowski is accessible to students, faculty and the wider Service Design Community online.
How to summarized 2 semesters of design study awesomeness at Parsons The New School for Design with New York City as living lab? I had the amazing opportunity to be awarded a scholarship from the Rotary Foundation to study in the Integrated Design BFA. A program dedicated to the emerging field of Service Design. I attended theoretical courses from Cameron Tonkinwise, Paul Pangaro, Lara Penin and Eduardo Staszowski on Service Design, Design Ethnography and Participatory Design methods. I also engaged in an hand-on service design project during Steven Dean course on Quantified Self with Brooklyn High-Schoolers.
Lift France 2010 and 2011 Volunteer, as Editorial Assistant for the last 2011 edition.
The best way to meet great speakers, attend workshops and exchange with other students during an intense “three-day conference about current and emerging use of digital technologies and their effects on innovation, societal and economic transformation”.
After a first month of observation in 2008 I did an internship at Spintank, a young yet leading online corporate consulting company in France.
Under Nicolas Vanbremeersch (CEO) supervision I had the opportunity to work for several clients and dedicated a lot of time to the design of Spintank’s first Whitepaper. Since then I have been freelancing for Spintank on information visualization projects.