À propos

Fondé en 2008 par deux designers de l’environnement, Élaine Fortin et Virginie Lamothe, Bipède est un studio de design multidisciplinaire qui oeuvre en aménagement résidentiel, corporatif et commercial, ainsi qu’en création de meubles et d’objets.

Reconnaissances
  • 2020  | Grands prix du design, Lauréat 13e édition, Mention Valorisation du bois en aménagement – Résidence A
  • 2020  | Grands prix du design, Lauréat 13e édition, Mention Salle de bain – Pavillon A.
  • 2019  | Grands prix du design, Lauréat 12e édition, Café District – tour Deloitte.
  • 2016  | Collection Permanente du Musée National des Beaux Arts de Québec. Chaise Punt.
  • 2009  | Bourse d’entrepreneuriat de la Fondation Montréal Inc.
  • 2009  | 3e prix, Concours Le bois au naturel.
  • 2009 |  Mention d’honneur, Concours Palm En Route Mobilité.
  • 2008  | 1er prix, Concours le bois au naturel.
  • 2005  | Prix de l’Association des Designers Industriels du Québec.
Fogo Island Furniture

Article publié sur le site de AZURE MAGAZINE

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« The Fogo Island Inn collection, which fêted its international debut last night at Toronto showroom Klaus, is made up of 70 wonderful pieces by world-renowned designers and local artisans that tell a story about place and history.

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Among the showroom’s sleek pieces by Moroso, Tom Dixon and Moooi, the Fogo Island Inn pieces revel in their handcrafted playfulness, evoking what Cobb refers to as “handmade modern.” She said, “When you look at these objects, besides the form and function and meaning they carry, we tried to make them in a way that they don’t take themselves too seriously. Because we want them to bring you joy.”

And joy they deliver. The pieces include Dutch designer Ineke Hans’ old-timey chairs, including her Get-Your-Feet-Up settee and Quaker-like Long Bench; and Nick Herder’s Puppy side table, crafted from a single piece of wood board. Quebec’s Elaine Fortin designed the elegant Punt Chair, whose rib-like back was inspired by the island’s boat-building techniques and is made in wood from the base of tamarack trees. The Guild, a local collective, made vibrant spiralling pillows called Snake Cushions from tiny scraps of yarn. »

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