photo by Rainer Hosch
Céline Parmentier is a french registered architect who is established in Milano Italy since 2013 after practicing 20 years in Barcelona, Paris, New-York and Chicago.
She is currently working on a private house in France and an exhibit space for the next Salone del Mobile in Milan. On both projects she integrates expertise on architecture, interior design and stylism. Her current team involves 2 architects and a continous collaboration with a landscape designer.
In 2009 she started a collaboration as a Architecture Director with the outdoor furniture company Dedon to create new concepts of retails worldwide (showrooms in New York, Hambourg, Los Angeles and Barcelona). She also designed the 300 sqm booth for the Milano Salone Del Mobile for several years.
Between 2003 and 2008 she developed Hospitality projects for the office of Philippe Starck (Paris) where she was in charge of the USA, bringing her to coordinate projects in New York, Miami and Los Angeles. Among those projects the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills has received several awards. She also developed for Starcknetwork projects such as boutiques (Taschen, Alain Mikli), Private Housing, Recording Studios (LA) and Headquarters (Duravit).
Between 1999 and 2002 Céline Parmentier was a Visiting Professor at the University of Illinois in Chicago where she taught Design Studio and Digital Fabrication.
As a young architect (1995- 1999) she built her international experience in offices in Paris (Manuelle Gautrand, Francis Soler) and New-York (Peter Eisenman, Stan Allen).
Céline Parmentier received, with honors, her degree as an architect DPLG from the School of Architecture Paris-Malaquais in 1995. Her cursus includes also a Master Degree program on Extreme Environments at the University of Houston in 1994, a special cursus on naval architecture attended at the School of Architecture Paris-Belleville in 1993, and a cursus on Contemporary Art at the School of Beaux-Arts in Dijon France.
Her work and research has been featured in group exhibits in France and Italy and published in various professional magazines.