Concrete Lounge Bench by Jimmy Delatour

Jimmy Delatour

…is a Paris-born designer who graduated from ESAG Penninghen in 2008. After leaving school he takes the head of the creative studio of a company specialized in objects edition. At the same time he launched  Delatour Design Paris, A design studio focused on product design, pack, graphic design and Artistic Direction, working on various projects for brands such as Sonia Rykiel, Hédiard, Rodin Museum, Paris Opera, Orange, Peugeot …

At the end of 2015, he launched a more personal project, the LAB design, which focuses on the development of single pieces and small series with the first principle of experimenting shapes and materials.

As a teenager, Ayn Rand’s book The Fountain Head has aroused his interest in architecture. A story telling the struggle of an architect in New York in the 1920s, to impose his creative vision of free self and get rid of existing architectural dogmas, whose character is freely inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Jimmy Delatour also refers to the architects Louis Khan, Tadao Ando, Agustin Hernandez Navarro and his studio «Praxis» whose brutalist volumes surpass the understanding and whose integration into a green natural space represents for him the best way to conceptualize housing in concrete.

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