Portrait :
Thomas Larbain is a designer born in 1995. He graduated in 2018 from the Saint-Etienne School of Art and Design with his project: “ The Grail ”.
Since 2019, he has been working in Paris where he continues his personal practice by creating objects and illustrations diverting codes borrowed from mythical objects, medieval architecture and Indiana Jones. In April 2019, he exhibits his project “ The Grail ”  at the French Institute in Milan during the design-week.
In 2020/2021, he is a finalist of the design parade competition organised by the Villa Noailles with the project Pr Tournesol.
In 2021, he won the 2nd prize in the accessory category of the Cinna young talent contest with the project Aubier.

Contact :
thomas.larbain@gmail.com
+33 6 33 93 25 71

Exhibitions :
2021  Design Parade Hyères - 15th international design festival - Villa Noailles  - Hyères- France
2019 Mutatis mutandis - FRENCH INSTITUTE  - Milan- Italy
2019 Graduation exhibition - CITE DU DESIGN - Saint-Etienne-France
2018 Dehors, la ville de demain - VIA - Paris - France
2017 Fukushima mon amour - INTERNATIONAL BIENNALE OF DESIGN SAINT-ETIENNE - Saint-Etienne - France.
2016 Fukushima mon amour - XXIe TRIENNALE OF MILANO - Milan - Italy
2015 Parade du design - INTERNATIONAL BIENNALE OF DESIGN SAINT-ETIENNE - Saint-Etienne - France.

Awards :
2021 2nd prize - CINNA young talent contest
2020 Finalist - Design parade Hyères
2017 Third Prize - ANR Estée Lauder contest
2017 First Prize - RONDINO contest
2016 Finalist - CINNA young talent contest
2015 Special price - RONDINO contest