After his graduation at Créapole in Paris (one of the best French design school) as Industrial Product Designer, he starts working at 21 years old for Christian Dior in Paris at the Head Office Avenue Montaigne in Paris. During two years he’ll work for John Galliano and Hedi Slimane as Watches and Eye Glasses Designer.
A few years later, his passion for surfing and its industry led him to join in Hossegor and St Jean de Luz, the No. 1 worldwide Surfwear / Outdoor company, Quiksilver, as Watches and Sunglasses Global designer for Roxy & Quiksilver. With those two brands, he had the chance to work with a worldwide vision for the European, American and even Pacific market.
After four amazing years working for Quiksilver, O’Neill (one of the main Quiksilver competitors) hires him to work at their headquarter near Amsterdam to redynamise and redefine the footwear and luggage product ranges. His experience becoming more and more bigger, he’s promoted as Associated product Director in charge of the identity policy of the Group and the communication between design and marketing, reporting directly to the worldwide Chief Executive of O’Neill.
In late 2009, he decided to create his own design studio to propose his experience and talent to brands willing make the difference, stand up and assigned the style of their future optics, solars and watches collections.
Big success! He made collections, between 2009 and 2010 with Cébé (Bushnell group), Oxbow and Salomon (Logo group) for few sunglasses.
In 2011, a growing success:
Lissac contacts him to develop and take care of a new concept: an exclusive service to create tailor-made eyeglasses frames for the stars and the VIP’s. A Pure Creative Experience between someone who wants unique eyeglasses and an experienced and talented designer here to accompany him. On appointment only every friday. Next to he design eyewear collections for Christian Lacroix, Bally, Carven, Origineyes and many other confidential brands.
In 2012, he joins UGD Optics: distributor of high end brands, because they have the same goal: to become the leader of the 100% handmade in France. He brings to the group his experience as Artistic Director to develop the new Design Studio.
Silmo show 2012: Launching of his own collection in optics and sunglasses 100% handmade in France in our own factory in Oyonnax (FRANCE).