Gaspard Tiné-Berès

Design Products

Short-Circuit (Upcycled Electronics)

I’d like to think I have an entrepreneurial streak, and I’m mainly interested in innovation and inventions.

My methodology is largely empirically based: I normally work with life-size models and multiple prototypes early on in the process to test my design in the scenario it’s intended for.

For me a product’s aesthetic is derived from its function and context: I’m passionate about how products are manufactured, traded and most of all how they are used. I value simple utilitarian products for daily use more than overtly expressive designs.

I’m interested in industry but also in new modes of manufacturing such as collaborative workshops, and small-scale ‘batch-production’. I value both ends of the production scale from low-tech artisanal modes of manufacturing right through to industrial production using computer assistance.

+44 (0)7411 584 084



Specialism: Platform 14

Supported by: House & Garden



BA, Product Design, École Supérieure d'Art et de Design de Reims, France, 2010


Paradise, Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milan, Italy, 2012; Work-in-progress Show, Royal College of Art, 2012; Jardin Jardin, Jardin des Tuileries, Paris, France, 2010


First prize, Scholarship, House & Garden, 2012