Ariane Prin

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2009 / 2011 - Design Products MA - Royal College of Art - London
Dissertation on the subject of futuristic extrapolations: High pass mention.

2006 / 2007 - Postgraduate exchange program with the National Superior School of Decorative Arts of Paris at DECOBI Art and Craft School of Fujimi (Japan).

2004 / 2006 - Product Design BA hons. - National Superior School of Decorative Arts - Paris.
Dissertation on the subject of eco-conception.

2001 / 2004 - Product Design BA hons. - Superior School of Art and Design - Reims (France).


The Socialite Family - Paris - 2018 / ongoing
Senior designer
- Conception of products (furniture, lighting, home accessories,...): design and development from the prototyping phase to manufacturing.
- Production: sourcing of suppliers and factories, production follow up, quality control.

Swarovski - Paris - 2018
Senior accessories designer
Management and creation of the new FW Accessories collections for 2019 in close collaboration with the marketing team.

Jasper Conran - London - 2013 / 2018
Senior product designer
Mood boards, sketches, concept development, mock-ups, 3D modelling, visualisation and product development of:
- leather goods, including bags and accessories.
- tableware and gift ranges in porcelain, wood and glass for Wedgwood and crystal for Waterford.
- wicker furniture collection.
- perfume bottles, including “Nude” fragrance.
- jewellery pieces for Jasper Conran catwalks.

Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance - Paris - 2009
Production manager, product designer, scenography
Project lead for the “Oil spill under the moonlight” exhibition at Pierre Bergé Gallery, Brussels.
Graphic design and production management for the Cassina window scenography in Paris.
3D modelling, visualisation and design development of furniture pieces and other homeware goods for W
Hotels, Cinna, Zanotta and Ligne Roset.


Softwares - Rhinoceros, Modo, KeyShot, Illustrator, Photoshop, In Design, Pack Microsoft Office.

Languages - French: native language, English: full professional proficiency.

Physical - Model-making, rapid prototyping, cardboard, foam, resin, wood, metal, glass, crystal, ceramic, porcelain, leather, sewing, casting.


International Biennale of Ceramic of Vallauris - Vallauris (France) - 2014
> Water Cups Fountain project. Winner in the "Containers" section.

6th Recycling Design Prize - Herford (Germany) - 2013
> From Here For Here project. Shortlisted.

RCA Sustain Award - London - 2011
> From Here For Here project. Shortlisted.

Olympic Podium Competition - London - 2011
> Design proposal for the 2012 Olympic Podium in collaboration with designer James Tooze. Finalist, 2nd place.

James Dyson Award - Paris - 2007
> Yourban Garden project. Shortlisted.

France 3 Competition - Paris - 2006
> Design proposal of a new television news decoration set in collaboration with designer Gwenaëlle Girard. Shortlisted.

Cart’com Competition - Paris - 2005
> New design of postcards shelves. Winner.

Prix Cogedim de la Première Oeuvre - Paris - 2005
> Conception and production of a sculpture on the theme of the dance in anamorphosis. Winner.


Alchimie - Paris - 2018
Design consultant
Participation of a creative workshop on the conception of 3D printed packaging for l’Oréal.

Noor Fares - London - 2016
Senior visual designer
Visualisation of jewellery collections.

Other People’s Sculpture - London - 2015
Model maker
Collaboration on the making of monumental sculptures. Realisation of resin and silicon moulds.

Capucine Puerari - Paris - 2013
Design consultant
Research of concepts and designs for a competition on a new perfume bottle for Louis Vuitton.

Actiondog - London - 2013
Design consultant
Creation of a line of products made with waste materials generated by hotels, to refurbish hotels for the InterContinental Hotels Group.

David Amar Studio - London - 2012
Furniture designer
Mock-ups, 3D modelling, visualisation and technical drawings of bespoke furniture.

Livity - London - 2011
Graphic designer
Set of illustrations on sustainability influences for Nike Better World.

Snog - London - 2011
Design consultant
Concept design for new products, interiors, communication and events for the Snog shops.

Eric Benqué - Paris - 2008
Sourcing specialist
Material sourcing for the interior design of a yacht.

Mathieu Lehanneur - Paris - 2008
Junior product designer, space designer
Graphic design and 3D modelling of the facade, window and shop display for Cartier USA.

Godefroy de Virieu - Paris - 2008
Junior product designer
Concept development and visualisation of a collection of products made by Cambodian artisans for Artisans d’Angkor firm.

Siléa - Paris - 2007
Junior furniture designer
Concept development, 3D modelling, visualisation and technical drawings of furniture pieces for the interior of Trousselier flower shop in Paris.

Quiksilver - Saint Jean de Luz (France) - 2007
Design consultant
Participation of a collaborative workshop on the conception of an ecologic program of advertising.

Malherbe Retail Design - Paris - 2007
Junior product designer
Concept development and design of whisky bottles, giftware, glassware, packaging and bottle display for Glenmorangie.

Vertilignes - Paris - 2006
Junior product designer
Concept development, mock-ups, 3D modelling and visualisation of a collection of products for a vertical vegetable growth technology in collaboration with Mathieu Jacobs, biologist.


PRIN London - London - 2013 / ongoing
Founder, manager, artistic director, scenography, product designer, maker
Creation of a material mixing recycled metal particles with eco-resin, and developement of RUST homeware collection and RUSTILES surfaces.

Design Centrum Kielce - Kielce (Poland) - 2012
Designer in residence
Creation of Water Cups Fountain project. Experimental work on a mechanical system for producing random patterns on porcelain cups.

Queens Parade shop owner - London - 2012
Owner, manager, product designer, maker
The shop was used as a retail and workshop space where I was making and showing how to make objects using waste materials given by local businesses.


The Dock of Tom Dixon, The Victoria & Albert Museum, The Institute of Making, The Saturday Market Project (London), Bensimon Gallery (Paris), Plus Tova Shop (Sofia, Bulgaria) - 2012 / 2015
Workshop manager, organiser
Workshops around the theme of upcycling.

ESSTED School - Tunisia - 2015
Workshop under the theme of design and territories.

ENSA School - Limoges (France) - 2014
Tutor, organiser
Workshop around the processes of small scale production with paper clay in collaboration with product designer Anne Xiradakis at the Moulin du Got, a traditional paper mill.

Royal College of Art - London - 2011
Tutor, organiser
“Sustainibalising the RCA” workshop. The aim was to show the potential of design in transforming systems and services, using the school as a place
to generate sustainable opportunities.