How do you express tradition and innovation in your work?
I try to remain faithful to the craft and not to switch to other techniques. We started our own production of energy saving double-glazing, into which our panels can be built. By integrating led lighting in the air cavity people can enjoy the Artglas anytime.
Could your craft be considered in danger?
Over the years, I had to reinvent myself and the craft. At first, I mainly created rather simple skylights. Nowadays the glass can be placed anywhere, and the artistic drawing has gained more importance. People are looking for something personal and unique.
Which are the most memorable moments?
I’ll never forget the floating feeling when I got out of the TGV with my drawings for stained glass windows for a Parisian hotel. Another moment was the collaboration with Studio Job, who has subtly integrated our logo into his design.
What do you love most about your profession?
It may sound corny, but I love the sparkle in the eyes of my clients during the installation of the Artglas. Sometimes people tell me it’s not cheap when they receive an quote, but once it’s installed, everybody agrees the Artglas is worth its price.