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The Drag project deals with a production process inspired by the traditional plaster dragging technique in which the plaster is constrained in shape by a profile while hardening. This technique traditionally used to produce ornamental cornices is adapted here in order to serially produce various typologies of objects thanks to a single apparatus. The process results in an infinite variation of shapes, all based on solids of revolution.
Born in Paris suburbs, designer Julien Carretero first graduated in Industrial Design both in Paris and London followed by the Master course of the Design Academy Eindhoven during which Julien worked for two years at Studio Maarten Baas.
His main interest deals with considering the production of objects as a growing process, alive and unpredictable, by often creating his own manufacturing processes he blurs the border between serial and handmade production.Since his graduation his work has been internationally exhibited,
Julien was awarded the Seb Prize of the Design Parade festival at the Villa Noailles in 2008 and his work is part of the collection of the French Fonds National d’Art Contemporain.Since 2012, Studio Julien Carretero is established in Brussels.
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