French designer, born in Paris, Inga Sempé graduated from ENSCI-Les Ateliers (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle, Paris) in 1993. From 2000 till 2001 she was scholarship holder at the Villa Medici, Académie de France in Rome and opened her own studio the same year. In the beginning, she first collaborated with the Italian companies Cappellini and Edra. Now Sempé works among others with scandinavian, italian and french companies such as HAY, Ligne Roset, Wästberg , Alessi, LucePlan, Mutina, Røros, Moustache, Svenskt Tenn, Gärsnäs… She lives and works in Paris assisted by two other designers.
“I just care about the use of an object; that’s the main thing. I think it’s important to be outside trends.”