Renaud Meunier is a Belgian designer currently based in Brussels. He obtained his bachelor in industrial design at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Visuels of La Cambre (ENSAV). He graduated with a Master of Advanced Studies in Design for Luxury & Craftsmanship at ECAL/University of art and design in Lausanne.
Focusing on product design, accessories & leather goods. He wants to place the craftsmanship at the heart of his research, which seems essential in a world of increasingly technological. In parallel, he is interested in new materials and the search for innovative and sustainable solutions with the ambition to bridge tradition and modernity.
He worked for Eliumstudio in Paris as assistant of Marc Berthier. Renaud is also passionate about leather work, discovered through collaborations with the Belgian brand Charles Schambourg by Nacarat (BE), as well as with Petit h (FR). His work includes partnerships with prestigious historic houses such as Vacheron Constantin (CH), Hermès (FR), Mauviel1830 (FR) or Reuge (CH).
He launched his own studio in 2017 at MAD Lab of MAD BRUSSELS Fashion & Design Platform where he is in residence. He is currently working on a wide range of projects as freelance designer.
Belgian Design: Generous Nature - Design Museum Gent, Gent (BE), From 17 May. to 29 Sept. 2019
ECAL Design for Luxury and Craftsmanship - National Design Centre, Singapore (SG), Apr. 2019
DANIEL at Ventura Future 2019 - BASE Milano, Milan Design week, Milan (IT), Apr. 2019
GENEROUS NATURE with Belgium is Design - Fuorisalone / Milan Design week, Milan (IT), Apr. 2019
UNcovered · Photo exhibition by Pierre Debusschere - Bookmarc, Tokyo (JP), Apr. 2019
Design for Luxury & Craftsmanship / Ecal - Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP), Gallery Mun, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Séoul (KR), Dec. 2018 - Jan. 2019
The tale of petit h - Hermès store - Landmark Prince’s, Central, Hong Kong, Nov. - Dec. 2018
Belgium is Design - Biennale INTERIEUR, Kortrijk (BE), Oct. 2018
UNcovered · Extensive exhibition by Pierre Debusschere - MAD, Brussels (BE), Jul. - Sep. 2018
Lost & Found exhibition at MAD Lab - Design September, Brussels (BE), Sep. 2018
ECAL Design for Luxury and Craftsmanship exhibition at The Mass - Tokyo (JP), Mar. 2018
The Art of Celestial Mechanics - Vacheron Constantin X Ecal
· V&A Museum, London (UK), Apr. 2017
· SIHH (Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie), Genève (CH), Jan. 2017
Cooking The Future - Mauviel1830 X Ecal
· Embassy of France, Prague (CZ), Oct. 2016
· Cité de la Mode et du Design, Maison & Objet, Paris (FR), September 2016
HAY Talent Award - Herning (DK), Aug. 2014
Tweex 1 - Gallery Vander A, Brussels (BE), Apr.-May 2013
Museum Night Fever - Coudenberg Palace, Brussels (BE), Mar. 2010
Reinventing Packaging - Design September, Brussels (BE), Sep. 2009
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