Martine Bedin is a French designer who acquired a great reputation during the 80s. Her work is part of the radical design movement.
Passionate by design, she acquired a great reputation thanks to her creations and implication in design world. Her pieces of furniture such as the “Super” lamp for Memphis (1981), the Gedeon desk lamp (1983) and the Skipper mixer faucets are original creations which seduced amateurs and professionals of design. Biographie Martine Bedin was born in 1957 in France. She moved up to Italy to study architecture. Quickly, she appreciated the radical design movement. In 1980, she met Ettora Sottsas, they together created a variety of creations during one year. They both founded La Memphis with others designers. The movement ended in 1989, however, it deeply marked the story of design by its innovative vision. Martine Bedin always appreciated to transfer her knowledge, consequently she taught in many universities. Initially, she created for the industry, but in 1991 she decided to focus her creation on the unique pieces of furniture. Two years laters, she was made “Chevalier des Arts et Lettres” (a prestigious cultural honours in France).
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