Thibault Brevet

Born in Lyon, France, graduated from ECAL in 2012 with a BA in graphic design.
Worked as an interaction designer at EPFL+ECAL Lab, now developing
a personal practice at the intersection of design, engineering and art,
while working on web application development.
Lives in Zürich and Berlin.

PROJECTS

Bitshift
Towards a New Avant-Garde
Hacking Households
Entangled
Consti2Go
DRM Chair
Grand-Central

EXHIBITIONS

2015
Thingscon, Kulturbrauerei, Berlin, DE
Adhocracy, Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, GR
Short Cuts, CentrePasquArt, Biel, CH
Atelier Clerici, Milan Design Week, Milan, IT
Arte ri-programmata, Istituto Svizzero in Roma, Milan, IT

2014
ECAL@TDW, Tokyo Design Week, Tokyo, JP
BIO50, Ljubljana Design Week, Ljubljana, SL
Arte ri-programmata, Museo Cantonale d‘Arte, Lugano, CH
Monditalia, Venice Biennial of Architecture, Venice, IT
Designs of the Year, Design Museum, London, UK
Z33 at Atelier Clerici, Milan Design Week, Milan, IT

2013
Friday Late, V&A, London, UK
ECAL@VDW, Vienna Design Week, Vienna, AT
Adhocracy, Limewharf Gallery, London, UK
Swiss Federal Design Awards, Basel, CH
Neu/Now Festival, Amsterdam, NL
Adhocracy, New Museum, New York, USA
ECAL@MDW, Milan Design Week, Milan, IT

2012
Les Urbaines, Lausanne, CH
Open Vienna, Vienna, AT
ECAL Graduation Show, Lausanne, CH

PUBLICATIONS (selected)

Disegno Magazine #7
Domus Magazine #968
Etapes Magazine #220
The Verge
Wired UK
ArchDaily
ICON Magazine
IDPure #35
A Touch of Code, Die Gestalten Verlag
DesignBoom
Gizmodo
Creative Applications
Prosthetic Knowledge
BoingBoing
Fast Company's CoDesign
Systeme DIY, editions Alternatives

NOMINATIONS

Design Museum's Designs of the Year 2014
ICON Furniture Design of the Year 2014
Swiss Federal Design Awards 2013

LECTURES / PANELS

Critical Make: an inquiry on DIY, the arts and critical practice on the edge of functionality, lecture and panel discussion, HeK, Basel, CH
The Global Shift: Who Shapes the Future of Design, panel discussion, Vitra Design Museum at Salone del Mobile, Milan, IT
Master in interaction design, lecture, SUPSI, Lugano, CH

ACADEMIC STUDIES

Master of Arts: European Art Ensemble / ECAL, CH, 2013 – 2015
Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication: Graphic Design / ECAL, CH, 2009 – 2012
Foundation Year / ECAL, CH, 2008 – 2009
Bachelor of Sciences: Physics and Chemistry (1yr) / UCBL, FR, 2007 – 2007
Baccalauréat in Sciences: Engineering Sciences / La Boisse, FR, 2004 – 2007

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Freelance Web Developer / 2012 – ongoing
Freelance Technical Engineer for Design Prototypes / 2012 – ongoing
Interaction Designer / EPFL+ECAL Lab, EPFL, 2012 – 2015