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21/09/2018

New studio space for Transition Interior Design!

Graduates of the 2014 Ecole Bleue promo, Carla Lopez and Margaux Meza, founders of Transition Interior Design, inaugurated their new agency in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, last night. We are proud to note that since its founding in 2015, this young agency continues to develop at an impressive speed. Bravo girls!

To discover or rediscover Transition Interior Design, visit:

‘Back to school’ for Foundation year and 5th year students!

20/09/2018

‘Back to school’ for Foundation year and 5th year students!

Monday 17 September, the first group of students: Foundation year and the 5th year in Global Design, arrived at the Ecole Bleue.

Our ‘Prépas’ or Foundation year students, are off to an enthusiastic start. And our 5th year’s are preparing to leave for a week long seminar in the country to initiate their Product Design projects for the year.
Welcome all!

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14/09/2018

THE "OFF"

From Ana to Washi, discover, or rediscover, the films of the prototypes exhibited at the “Off”. The Ecole Bleue Global Design exhibited at this exhibition organised by Paris Design Week last September. 

During this event the Ecole Bleue exhibited 16 product prototypes by graduate students from the 2018 promo in Global Design.
Also presented, two diploma prototypes by Caroline Rigal and Hélène Quatrefarges, on the “Rado Star Prize” exhibition stand, in the category Public Prize. 

Thank you to the numerous visitors who dropped in on the Ecole Bleue stand! 

For those who are interested to discover in greater detail the projects shown, our press release is on line here: 

Press release

To see or read more: Pinterest

Pinterest

An interview with Caroline Rigal on the site « Kingz » :

Interview

A video of the private view of the ‘Off’ :

Video

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13/09/2018

Graduated in June…. and already back at l’Ecole Bleue this September!

The complete, just graduated, 2018 promo in Global Design was back at the Ecole Bleue this week for a two day intensive seminar on the “Professional practice of design”.

Two days during which Etienne Prost, interior designer CFAI and certified instructor, presented to our recent graduates the technicalities of professional practice of Global Design.

The two day program included:

  • Salaried, indépendant, as a registered business?
  • Auto-entrepreneur/self employed, the advantages and disadvantages, limits,
  • working independently or as a team, associates, sub-contractors, limited liability company,
  • where to work, office, workspace,

  • How to determine your hourly rate
  • Accounting bases, integration of charges, investments and fluctuations in functioning costs
  • Financial equilibrium, anticipation of income, expenses, investments, vacations,

  • The conception phases, production phases, mission role-out, from sketch to delivery
  • Break down of the conception phases,
  • Call for tenders, choice of subcontractors, how & who?
  • Site monitoring and reception of the project

  • Project manager, project developer: roles and responsibilities
  • The interior designers responsibly
  • How to communicate with your client throughout the project
  • Crisis management: identify the differences, manage the disputes,

  • What type of contract for what type of mission
  • Different modes of renumeration: percentage, hourly fees, daily rate,
  • Evaluate the scope of work and anticipate the project hours
  • Renegotiate a contract, endorsements,
  • Copyright, definition, limits and exemptions

  • Optimise project rentability
  • Limit the financial responsibilities and exposure with written documents
  • Phase your design fees to secure your income

  • The service provider: what missions, what responsibilities
  • The responsibilities in the conception, production phases
  • Contractor, sub-contractor, co-contractor, the different risks associated with different status’s.
  • The start and end of legal guarantees

  • Insurance obligations, what does the law say?
  • Different types of insurance cover, 10 year responsibility, civil responsibly,
  • Different insurance companies, contracts, agents, the market
  • Successfully insure your missions/projects at the best rates
  • First steps in claim management

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31/07/2018

"LE OFF”: Ecole Bleue Global Design exhibits from 5 - 9 September 2018!

Ecole Bleue Global Design is participating in “The Off” exhibition during the Paris Design Week 2018, organised at Ground Control, Wednesday 5 to Sunday 9 September 2018.
For this event, now a major launchpad for creation and design, the Ecole Bleue is showing a selection of 16 product design projects by 5th year graduate students, from the 2018 Global Design promotion. 
These young graduates will be present on the stand all week to present and explain their projects, dont hesitate to come and meet them !

Practical information:

LE OFF
Ground Control Paris
81, rue du Charolais
75012 Paris

From Wednesday 5 to Sunday 9 September 2018.

Wednesday 12h - 20h30
Thursday 12h - 20h30
Friday 12h - 20h30
Saturday 11h – 20h30
Sunday 11h – 20h30

Press contact:

carla@ecole-bleue.fr
Responsable Communications

 

 

 

 

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PARIS DESIGN WEEK

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04/07/2018

« VERALLIA DESIGN AWARDS 2018 » … OUR 3RD YEAR STUDENTS REWARDED!

The 2018 edition of the Design competition organized by VERALLIA (international leader in the glass packaging market): 717 participants from 130 schools, 373 projects… We are very proud: 5 of our 3rd Year students (in Global Design) won first prizes in 3 categories!

« Food » Category:

  • Aurélia de Chevigny and Eva-Laura Azpurua for their project OLIVIER.

« Sponsors favourite (Guillaume Delvigne)» Category:

  • Alice Doudard and Xiaoyue Zhao for their project EN VRAC !

« Special Decoration Prize - Champagne Cuvee Prestige » Category:

  • Sarah Bentahrour for her project LOUIS BREUILLY.

« Special Decoration Prize, Champagne Cuvee Prestige » Category :

  • 3 shortlisted projects by students from the École Bleue (Aude Bernachon, Alice Doudard et Victoire Cournuaud de Cournuaud).

Here are some pictures from the Prize Ceremony:

Facebook.com/ecolebleue.designglobal

A huge thanks to:

  • VERALLIA (who prototyped the designs of the 5 winners for the occasion of the competition awards!)
  • the members of the jury
  • Guillaume Delvigne, sponsor of the competition for this year
  • Paul Vickers and Jean Couvreur, teachers in Graphic Design and Product Design at the Ecole Bleue and who accompanied our students.

GIL – LIGHTING PRIZE 2018 » : OUR 3rd YEAR STUDENTS REWARDED!

21/06/2018

GIL – LIGHTING PRIZE 2018 » : OUR 3rd YEAR STUDENTS REWARDED!
To celebrate its bicenetary, GIL – THE LIGHTING UNION, organized a major Product Design competition for about ten design schools. Among the 12 finalists, we can count 3 projects created by students of the Ecole Bleue (Year 3 Global Design!). Our students won the first prize in two out of four categories : 

In the “Innovation” category :

  • • “COCO”, designed by Swatty Sattarshetty, Pauline Roux and Lei Xu

In the “Aesthetic and expression” category:

  •   “NESTOR”, designed by Marie Damesme, Julie Harmegnies and Margaux Roux

And not to forget, “NOA”, a winning project, designed by Victoria Aparicio, Claudia Vichier-Guerre and Laure-Hélène Maillet.

Congratulations to ours students! And congratulations to Raphaël Plane, Product Design teacher at the Ecole Bleue who accompanied the students on this project… We are very proud of you!
Here are a few pictures of the award ceremony: facebook.com/ecolebleue.designglobal/photos

…And thanks to the judging panel of the Lighting Prize 2018:

  • Jacques DARMON, Editorial Director of « Lux » magazine,
  • Lauriane DURIEZ, Assistant Director of the Ateliers de Paris,
  • Marie FARMAN, journalist of AD magazine,
  • François LEBLANC, Director of the S. Bensimon Gallery,
  • Marie-Pierre LESTRAT, Vice-president of GIL – The Lighting Union.

 

 

ALUMINNOV’ COMPETITION 2018 : THREE PROJECTS BY ECOLE BLEUE STUDENTS REWARDED BY THE JURY!

18/06/2018

Organized by ALUMINIUM France, the award ceremony of the Design Competition DEFI ALUMINNOV’ was held on Friday, June 15th at the offices of the MEDEF. We are very proud to count three 4th Year students, from the Global Design section, amongst the winners of the competition in two categories:

For the Innovation Prize:

  • Mélanie Asmar for her project “CHRYSALIS”

For the Furniture Prize, ranked equally:

  • Maud Chézaubernard for her project “PARDI”
  • Adrien Mouginot for his project “DC-3”

Congratulations to all three of you!

Here are a few pictures of the awards ceremony, accompanied by the presentations of the winning projects by the students of the Ecole Bleue Global Design : facebook.com/pg/ecolebleue.designglobal

More information on the ALUMINIUM FRANCE website:

« Défi Aluminnov’ 2018 : l’Ecole Bleue fait la course en tête ! » : aluminium.fr/communiques/defi-aluminnov-2018-communique-de-presse

…And thanks to the members of the jury DEFI ALUMINNOV’ 2018:

  • Lionel Blancard de Léry, Vice-President of - UNSFA,
  • Hélène Besset, responsible for environmental issues at ALUMINIUM FRANCE,
  • Yann Leroy, university lecturer in Eco-Conception at CENTRALE SUPELEC,
  • Anne-Marie Sargueil, President of the INSTITUT FRANÇAIS DU DESIGN,
  • Evangelos Vasileiou, architect and designer,
  • Léna Moreau, winner of the 2017 edition.

« L’EXODE AU CLAIR DE TERRE », DES ANCIENS EXPOSENT AU PAVILLON DE LA MUETTE !

31/05/2018

Dont miss, the private view of the exhibition “L’Exode au Clair de Terre”, this Saturday 2 June at Saint-Gremain-en-Laye, where we delighted to include several graduates of the Ecole Bleue amongst the exhibiters. The Studio Quetzal (founded by 3 graduates) and Hugo Drubay, present works in art, architecture and design evoking the Pavillon de la Muette and its environment.

Private view, Friday 2 June, 13h to 20h at the Pavillon de la Muette.
Exhibition open the weekends of the month of June 2018, from 10h - 12h and 15h - 18h.

For further information:

Facebook event : https://www.facebook.com/events/230340824189169/

MORE NEWS 2018

FLASHBLEU(E ) # 6 - PARTENARIAT AVEC CLERAM !

15/05/2018

Our 3rd year students present their initial research and Global Design proposals on the theme of ‘office design and workspaces’ to the team from Cléram. 
Final presentation in two weeks time…!

 

Site internet de

CLERAM : cleram.com .


Suresnes Museum - conference animated by students from the Ecole Bleue.

09/05/2018

Thursday 17 May at 19h, you are invited to participate at the conference ‘Jean Prouvé and prefabricated architecture: between utopia and constructive intelligence’. This conference will be animated by a group of 1st and 3rd year students from the Ecole Bleue, and take place at the MUS, Musée d’Histoire Urbaine et Sociale de Suresnes. 1 Place de la Gare, Suresnes-Longchamp, 92150 Suresnes.  Tramway T2, stop Suresnes-Longchamp.

This conference, open to the public and free, proposes to revisit Jean Prouvé’s itinerary (from industrial iron working to aluminium emergency architecture) from the angle of prefabrication in modern architecture.

All welcome!

Full information on the Facebook event:  facebook.com/events

Site du M.U.S : musee-suresnes

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The Ecole Bleue will be presenting its Foundation Class (atelier préparatoire) as well as its Global Design program and Cultural, Events & Scenography program at numerous salons and fairs. Don’t miss these events, make a note of the dates:

  • Rencontres de l'Etudiant for Fashion, Luxury & Design.
    Saturday 10 November from 10.00h to 18.00h.


  • Studyrama Salon for artistic studies.
    Saturday 24 November from 9.30h to 17.00h.

  • Le Figaro meeting & orientation for arts, communications and creative studies.
    Saturday 24 November from 9.30h to 18.00h.

  • Open Days at the Ecole Bleue.
    Friday 29 to Sunday 31 March.

EVENTS EVENTS