Patrick Norguet Dialogues


An survey of the French designer’s 20-year career with images from fashion photographer Alistair Taylor Young

This book is not yet published, but will be available from June 2021.

ISBN: 9781419752827 Category:


French designer Patrick Norguet has an atypical background His work in product design, fashion, and architecture draws on the legacy of Nordic design harnessing a sense of colors, elegant purity and a steadfast quest for comfort. His career took a turn in 2000 when Giulio Cappellini noticed his famous Rainbow Chair, which is currently a part of the collection at the Musesum of Modern Art. Since then, Norguet has been drawing for major designers such as Capellini. Poltrana Frau, Cassina, Tacchini, Hermès, Tolix, Artifort, Pedrali, Ethimo, and more.

With a constant quest for accurate lines and elegant shapes, Norguet sees design as a collective and innovative endeavor. He likes factories, materials, techniques, and the beauty of the mechanical part and its components. In this book, he shares 25 of his works, creating a poetic and dreamlike visual that questions the relationship between the object and the body and highlights his creative process.

Additional information

Weight 300 g
Dimensions 24.1 x 31.1 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 17 June 2021
Number of pages 216
Format Hardback
Contributors Photographs by Alistair Taylor Young and Yann Siliec
Dimensions 24.1 x 31.1 cm
Weight 300 g

Alistair Taylor Young is a renowned British photographer specializing in fashion and beauty. He has been working for numerous luxury clients over the past 25 years: Dior, Hermès, La Perla and the Condé Nast Group.

Yann Siliec is a DPLG-certified architect, a graduate of the Institut Français de la Mode. He regularly collaborates with magazines such as Intramuros, Vogue, Le Fooding and Stiletto. He co-authored the book "Joseph Dirand: Interior"