Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec: Works

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Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec took the design world by storm with their first joint projects in the 1990s, and have continued to produce exceptional designs ever since. They are now widely regarded as two of the most exciting designers to have emerged in the last twenty years, renowned for their elegant furniture, lighting, and interior pieces.

This beautiful and comprehensive monograph explores the designers’ work by theme and includes their collaborations with leading brands and manufacturers such as Alessi, Vitra, and Flos, covering everything from furniture design to lighting, and limited edition pieces. Stunning photographs, hand-selected by the Bouroullecs sit alongside a wealth of previously unpublished images and drawings from the designers’ archives, plus supporting text from design specialist Anniina Koivu.

Published by Phaidon, this book features a catalogue section documenting their entire career to date. It is the most authoritative title on the work of these two prolific, innovative, and dynamic product designers.

The author, Anniina Koivu worked as design editor of Abitare magazine in Italy from 2007 to 2011. Graduating as an architect from the Helsinki University of Technology she has written for various Abitare publications and has acted as both judge and speaker at international design competitions. She is now Director of Research and Head of PR & Partnerships at Vitra.

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