The team

Design Exquis came out of the mind of a designer, Florian Dussopt, and a journalist/filmmaker, Géraldine Vessière. Both of them were led by the desire to confront different point of view and backgrounds, and to explore another dimension of language.


Portrait of the Curators, Géraldine Vessière and Florian Dussopt by Wang Wei

Florian Dussopt

Co-founder, Designer

French designer Florian Dussopt is the co-founder of the Anna Gram’ design studio, created in 2006 as a research platform. He takes inspiration from physics using optics, sound and energy to create design experiences and meaningful story-telling projects.
Florian has collaborated with many prestigious organisations such as Samsung, Bombay Sapphire, Virgin Atlantic, and the BBC, where his experience spans a diverse range of practices including industrial design, high end furniture, installations, digital, research and future trends.

Géraldine Vessière

Co-founder, Communication and Media

Géraldine Vessière is a Belgian freelance journalist and moderator based in London. She works for media such as L’Echo, Trends Tendances and la RTBF, her main areas of interest being art (exhibitions, art market) and economy. Amongst her articles she has written about the growing prevalence of design festivals around the world and the inner workings of Tate galleries. Passionate about story telling and cinema, she has written and directed a couple of short films. She has also co- written the theatre play ‘C’est Time’, played at La Samaritaine, in Brussels in 2004.

Jonathan Joanes

Design | Design Exquis #3

Alessandra Gaudio

Design and Coordination | Design Exquis #1

Alessandra is an Italian interior designer.
She studied at Polytechnic University of Milan and Musashino Art University in Tokyo.
She collaborated with Studiometrico in Milan and she is currently living and working in London.

Rosemary Munro

Press & Communication | Design Exquis #1

Rosemary has recently completed an English with Creative Writing degree at Goldsmiths University and has spent the past few months working in theatre.

Mandosa On

Designer | Design Exquis #1

Design Exquis would like to thanks these people for their precious and skilled help:

Tine Kluth Website
Concept illustration

Wang Wei Website
Curator’s portrait

Nicolas Vessière - Website
Logo animation

Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch - Website
Music jingle

Lionel Vinck - Website
Sound adjustment on bold-design’s interviews | Design Exquis #1
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