Eric Schmitt was born in Toulouse in April 55. He left Paris in 1997 to live and work at the edge of the Fontainebleau forest. In his workshop are created, designed then shaped the models that will be entrusted to the best craftsmen before returning for the finish. A self-taught master of wrought iron, he now works with a team that enables him to collaborate with architects, interior designers and landscape designers on private or public projects. Reviving in a modern way with the French tradition of Decorative Arts,
his creations are often made to measure or short series of numbered objects. He also has a long-term collaboration with Liaigre for who he signs a collection of bronze pieces.