Always passionate about art and design, Violaine D'Harcourt first tries painting and drawing, pottery and then sculpture. "When I had to choosewhat I wanted to study, I naturally opted for a school of Art, les Ateliers de Sèvres, then, I studied at Camondo School from 2006 to 2009. I learned there interior design and product design. "
Violaine continued her studies in Milan, doing a masters of industrial design at the Scuola Politecnica, before doing an internships an Italian designer and another one in Buenos Aires specialized in furniture. "It enabled me to travel and to discover what was design in other countries. As soon as she came back to Paris, she began to imagine and develop objects and pieces of furniture, including lighting collections. Today, the young professional just co-founded the Gallery Room in Paris with her friend Ludivine Chabert.
2016 Opening of Galerie Room - 67 rue Lamarck 75018 Paris
2015 Exhibition at So Home Deauville with Flash Design Store Exhibition at Flash Design Home - D'Days Exhibition at My Litte Paris
2014 Freelance production assistance at Galerie Kreo Paris Paris Design Week - IRIS space divider exhibition at Portobello Lampiones exhibited at Wanted Design "Launchpad" New York
2013 Exhibition "Lighting" with photographers Alba Morassutti, Victoire Le Tarnec & Louis Tierny Exhibition at Now! Le Off with Les Cadets (Cité de la Mode et du Design Paris) Exhibition at la Galerie Joseph (Paris) Exhibition at Portobello (Paris) Exhibition at Les Puces (Saint-Ouen) RadoStarPrize Public reward for Fanfan Exhibition at Designer's Days Paris Designer at Les Cadets collective
2012 Assistant on Federico Churba's booth at Salone Satelite Milano
2011 – 2012 Product designer at Fa:son / Paris
2011 Furniture designer at Federico Churba's studio / Buenos Aires
2010 Furniture designer at Jacopo Foggini's studio / Milano Golden award at Light Exhibition Design / Milano
2009 - 2010 Master industrial design at Scuola Politecnica di Design / Milano
2008 Scenography intern at AC Gears store / New York
2007 Interior design intern at Robert Couturier Inc / New York
2006 - 2009 Product & interior design at Ecole Camondo / Paris
2005 - 2006 Ateliers de Sèvres art preparation school / Paris