owner and director
Mar 2011 - Present (11 years 2 months)
Consultancy in product design, strategy and innovation; we are specialized in footwear design for performance or leasure. We opened the studio early 2011 with a new team at the foot of the french Alps.
We have left our mark on the following brands:
- THE NORTH FACE
owner - manager
antoine briant design
Oct 2006 - Dec 2011 (5 years 2 months)
With a strong experience in sports shoes for performance and leasure, antoine briant design offers consultancy in Product Design, Strategy and Innovation.
We have partnered with:
- adidas (football, running, innovation)
- Kronos (basketball, lifestyle sneakers)
- Lotto (football, tennis)
- Berghaus (outdoor)
- Le Coq Sportif (tennis, training, basketball)
- Kayland (hiking and mountaineering)
- Hanwag (mountaineering)
- Geox (training, sports style)
- Salomon (snowboarding)
- Level (ski gloves)
- Salewa (mountain footwear and backpacks)
- Munich (football)
- Tecnica (hiking, trail, lifestyle)
- Diadora (cycling, football, workshoes)
Creative Director for Kronos brand
Jan 2006 - Sep 2006 (8 months)
Product strategy definition with top management, product range building (shoes and apparel), brand image management, internal and external design resource management, footwear product design.
Innovation leader / senior designer
Jan 2000 - Dec 2005 (5 years 11 months)
Bring innovative solutions for athletic footwear products.
I set up and managed a team in Italy that worked from the first concept sketches to the realization of functional prototypes.
My responsibilities included personnel management, budget and global project communication.
Projects for cycling, football, running, basketball.
Designer / Senior Designer
Sep 1993 - Dec 1999 (6 years 3 months)
I designed the ’95 to ’98 Football and Rugby footwear collections, including the Predator boots, a few lifestyle products and running shoes.I also worked on advanced concepts and technologies.