Joachim Jirou-Najou

66 avenue Jean Moulin

75014 Paris - France

+ 33 (0)6 86 32 71 36

joachimjn@hotmail.com

www.joachimjirounajou.com

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Joachim Jirou-Najou is a french designer born in 1980 in Nancy (France). He lives and works in Paris. After developing projects for various clients, as well as collaborations with other designers, Joachim Jirou-Najou decided to launch his own studio in 2013. A graduate of the ESAD of Reims in 2002 and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs of Paris in 2004 he designs furniture and objects, in limited editions or industrial serial production. Thus, he works for Habitat, the Mica or the Gilles Peyroulet & Co galleries, the Trois Ourses, Les Ateliers de Paris etc. Since september 2013 he teaches design at ESAD Orléans. Versatile, he seizes every project to assert a work on form, mixing simplicity and poetry, in tune with everyday customs.

 

Joachim Jirou-Najou est un designer français né à Nancy en 1980. Il vit et travaille à Paris. Après des collaborations auprès de différents designers (Delo Lindo, Pierre Charpin), il crée son propre studio en 2013. Diplômé de l’ESAD de Reims en 2002 et de l'Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Paris en 2004, il conçoit du design de mobilier et d’objets pour des éditions limitées, des grandes séries et pour l’industrie. Il travaille ainsi pour Habitat, la galerie Mica, la galerie Gilles Peyroulet & Cie, les Trois Ourses, les Ateliers de Paris… Depuis septembre 2013, il enseigne le design à l'ESAD d'Orléans. Polyvalent, il s’empare de toute sorte de projets pour affirmer un travail sur la forme, mêlant simplicité et poésie, en résonance avec les usages.

 

 

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Exhibitions

 

- Le Bestiaire : collective exhibition, national museum of Singapore, June 2016.
- Le Bestiaire : collective exhibition, Designer’s Days Festival, Paris, June 2016.
- Le Bestiaire : collective exhibition, French Cultural Center, Boston, April 2016.
- Le Bestiaire : collective exhibition, French Cultural Center, New York, January 2016

- Le Bestiaire : collective exhibition, Biennale Design, Saint Etienne, France, 2015.

- Vélo velo : collective exhibition, Milan, Italy, 2014.

- Galaxy : exhibition of collectif Dito's projects at the National Dance Center (CND), D'Days, Pantin, France, 2014.

- Dessins de designers, les détours de l'objet : collective exhibition, Espace Modem, Paris, France, 2013.

- Dito from scratch : exhibition of collectif Dito's projects at the "Grand-Hornu", Hornu, Belgium, 2011.
- Dito from scratch : exhibition of collectif Dito's projects at the Lieu Du Design, Paris, France, 2010.
- Dito from scratch : exhibition of collectif Dito's projects at "A Suivre... lieu d'art", Bordeaux, France, 2010.
- Valeurs refuges : collective exhibition at the Mica Gallery, Rennes, 2009.
- Escale : personal exhibition at "A Suivre... lieu d'art", Bordeaux, France, 2009.
- Appartement 101 : exhibition of collectif Dito's projects at the "galerie Blanche - La Première Rue" - Unité d’habitation Le Corbusier de Briey-en-Forêt, France, 2008.
- Design Parade 03 : Villa Noailles, Hyères, France, 2008.
- VIA : project assistance grants, Paris Furniture Fair, Paris, France, 2008.
- Agir Proche : collective exhibition at the arts centre , Amiens, France, 2005.
- Objets de conversations : exhibition at the Bon Marché, Paris, France, 2005.

- Portée : personal exhibition at the Galleria Luisa Delle Piane, Milan, Italy, 2005.

- Portée : personal exhibition at the Galerie Gilles Peyroulet & Cie, Paris, France, 2005.

 

 

Awards

 

- Elected one of the 10 Best creators for the year 2010 during the « Now! design à vivre » fair at Paris.

- In 2008 he obtained the "Aides à projets", a type of grant that helps artists with their projects, for his creation of a textile furniture « Around ». 

- The collective Dito was the winner of the Agora grant in 2007.