Pierre Gonalons is a product and interior designer based in Paris. Born in Lyon with an Italian cultural background, he founded his creative studio in 2003 and quickly established his clear and unique vision of design and space. His minimalistic design is mixed with references to decorative arts. His creations span between simplicity and spectacular, giving priority to material and craftsmanship. Beyond the mere function, an object must convey a contemporary and sincere message.
For his design studio ASCÈTE he creates furniture, lighting and objects. With Pierre Gonalons Studio he collaborates with private houses and galleries, also signing interior projects. Pierre Gonalons Éditions produces unique furniture, lighting and objects, using exclusive materials and mixing pop culture with classic inspirations.
Pierre Gonalons has been admiring Dino Gavina‘s history since he was a student. For Paradisoterrestre he designed two collections – The Other Side (2017) and All Around (2018) – and two exclusive fabrics to cover limited editions of Kazuhide Takahama’s sofas: Fiori (2017) for Mantilla 225 and Futuristi (2018) for Marcel Armchair P and Pouf S. Pierre Gonalons is the creative director of the recently inaugurated gallery apartment Paradisoterrestre Bologna.