Jonathän Jouan, born in Brittany (France) in 1991. After a degree in economics and basic sociology, he left in 2011 to study art history at the University of Rennes 2 in France. He decided to expatriate to Quebec in 2015 to learn cabinetmaking art in Montreal for the search for contact with the material and a great desire for creation.
A word from the designer:
“In my design, I am interested in subjects such as living indoors.
I also try on each piece to give a sense not only practical but also spiritual which results in a "wink" between the object, its function and the heritage that it will have to transmit to its owner. ”
A word from the artist:
“I am very influenced by the culture and the oriental thought which guides my Art despite my western birth. Surely because I found meaning and beauty when I read the Tao Te King by Lao Tzu, but also the dream in Shintoism where many spirits exist and coexist with humans.
I try in my creations to touch on current topics like the evolution of global thinking, learning, sharing. Which is also a subject that everyone questions in their daily life on a small or larger scale.
I also like to work on more marginal subjects like alchemy, astronomy, waves ... ”