Emilie Voirin is a French designer-artist who lives and works between London and Stockholm. Her practice is centered on objects and installations. Her work has been bought by the National Art and Design Collection in France as well by the Design Museum Neue Sammlung in Germany and the Institute for International Cultural Relations of Germany.



National permanent collections :

—D’après collection in the Neue Sammlung Museum, Munich, Germany

—Emmanuelle is Shy, Madeinchina and two Independents Arms part of  FNAC design collection Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris

—D’après collection touring the world for 10 years, acquired by IFA Germany, Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations of Germany

—D’après Eero, Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe, Germany

—Ceramic Emoji 3.0, Villa Lena Foundation, Palaia, Italy



Awards and Residencies

2017          Travel grant, IASPIS, Stockholm

                  Art residency, Villa Lena, Italy

2016          Ateljéstöd, art studio grant, Konstnärsnämnden, Stockholm

2011          Innovation Award, Wyborowa, Cité de la Mode et du Design, Paris

2011          Creative workshops at MUDAM Museum of Modern Art, Luxembourg

2009          Benetton Fabrica, Design research residency, Treviso, Italy

2008          Blown Glass center, research, Meisenthal, France


Solo show

2015 Commission for Southwark Cathedral, London



2017          Le Grand Détournement, CNAP, Nancy, France

                  D’après Eero, Madeinichina, #Waldschwarzschön, Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe, Germany

                  New Olds, Design Museum, Moscow, Russia

                  New Olds, Bulthaup Center, St Petersbourg, Russia

2016          Hairy Matter, Exhibition and Artist talk, Plads Artspace, Lynfabrikken,  Aarhus, Danemark

                  Cnap! Ministère de la Culture, Paris

                  MoA, Museum of Art of Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

2015          Nanjing Museum of Arts, Nanjing, China

                  Altered Tour, Pieta films, Burgh le Marsh, Lincolnshire, UK

                  Madeinchina, Taiwan Design Center, Taipei

                  Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany

                  Southwark Cathedral, installation, London

2014          Whitechapel Gallery, film screening, London

                  Petronas Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

                  Yuchengco Museum, Manila, Philippines

                  The Dowse Art Museum, New Zealand

                  Design Week, Kkaarrlls, Milan, Italy

                  Heal’s, Modern craft, London

                  ART:1 gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

2013          Salone del Mobile, Kkaarrlls, Milan

                  Design Biennial International, Saint-Étienne, France

                  Vous voulez rire ? 13 March-15 Sept 2013, Saint Etienne, France

                  Royal College of Art, final show, London

                  RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

                  The Dowse Art Museum, New Zealand

                  Kkaarrlls, Salone del Mobile, Milan

2012          Museum of Decorative Arts, Francfort, Germany

                  Mint, Design Festival, London

                  Design week, Milan, Italy

                  Forzesco Castle, UltraBody, Milan, Italy

                  Royal College of Art, work in progress show, London

                  National Institute of Design, India

2011          Center for Art and Fashion, Paris

                  Design Museum HOLON, Tel Aviv, Israel

                  Cité de la Mode et du Design, design week, Paris

                  The Last Tuesday Society, Museum and Curiosities cabinet, London

                  IFA Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations of Germany, 10 world years show

                  Badisches Landesmuseum, Karlsruhe, Germany

                  The wundercabinet, Berlin, Germany

                  ENSCI, Madeinchina, Paris

2010          Design Bienale, Saint Etienne, France

                  Museum of Modern Art, Ingolstadt, Germany

                  Decorative Arts Museum, 500 of sitting culture, Frankfurt

                  Great Western Studios, London

                  Curate 40 Minimart in London the LDF, London

2009          Museum of Decoratives Arts, Berlin, Germany

                  Oh Tannenbaum. HfG/ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany

                  Show curated by Tom Dixon for 100%, London

                  Nuit Blanche Metz, 4 hours happening, Metz, France

                  Decorum ,Glass Hall, Meisenthal, France

                  European Art and Design fair, Karlsruhe, Germany

                  Salone del Mobile,MadeInChina, Milan, Italy.

                  L140 gallery, Paris

                  Decorum, Saarbrücken, Germany

2008          Talent of the year, graduates from Europe, Eindhoven, Netherlands

                  IMM, International furniture fair, Cologne, Germany

                  VIA, best of french diplomas, Paris

                  Ambiente fair, Frankfurt. Germany

                  Sommerloch, HFG/ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

2007          Silmo, international eyewear fair, installation for Mikli, Paris

                  Sommerloch, HFG/ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

2006          Gallery Rosanna Orlandi, Milan, Italy