Following a furniture design course at Bucks New University (UK), Marina Bautier established her studio back in her home town Brussels in 2003.
Along managing her own brand MA, Marina works on various projects, from private commissions to designing furniture for several international brands. Below is a selection of her projects.
Case Furniture (England)
Ligne Roset (France)
Stattmann Neue Moebel (Germany)
First collection for MA
MA (BE) May 2013
In May 2013, Marina launches her own label with this first collection. MA offers quality and accessible furniture for the home, made in Belgium, and exclusively on sale in its own retail space in Brussels. View the whole collection on MA website.
Stilt Table and Chair
Idée (JP) March 2013
This table and chair is an addition to the Stilt range designed for the entry line of the Japanese brand IDEE, é by IDEE, high quality products, reasonably priced. The design uses the same leg feature as the shelves and cabinets.
Stattmann Neue Moebel (DE), April 2012
Unit Shelf is simple and functional. The wall shelf consists of ledges, boards and brackets which form a sort of construction set. Four screws are needed for mounting the ledges on the wall. Once those have been fixed the other elements ? as well as additional coat rack or desk elements ? can easily be plugged in by hand.
Idée (JP), February 2012
Stilt is a range of cabinets designed for the entry line of the Japanese brand IDEE, é by IDEE, high quality products, reasonably priced. Designed for mass production, the cabinets are built using simple board construction, complemented by solid wood features for the legs and drawer handles, giving the collection it's unique character.
Private commission (NO), September 2010
Design of a table and chairs in Kebony wood for a client in Norway. Kebony is based on a process where sustainable wood is made more durable, harder and more stable using liquids from biowaste material. Kebony is a sustainable alternative to hardwood's from tropical regions.
Swedese (SE), February 2010
Taking little space when folded away, Cruiser keeps nevertheless the comfort of a standard lounge chair. Its language is voluntary the one of an indoor seat, thanks to the choice of material, the generous proportions and the padded seat.
Case Furniture (UK), April 2009
Lap is a simple and highly functional shelving unit comprising a solid oak frame and a variety of folded sheet metal components. The powder coated components include a bookshelf, a tray shelf, a deep box and a shallow box which drop into and overlap the frame. By adding an extension kit, the Lap system can adapt to the particular needs of the user.
Collection for Idée
Idée (JP), October 2007
First collection designed for Idée: wooden desk with metal accessories, table lamp, chair, table and coat-hanger.
De La Espada (UK), 2007
Wood writing desk, with steel lid serving as notice board.
Chaise et Tabouret
De La Espada (UK), 2007
A chair with an extra stool stored under it.
Ligne Roset (FR), January 2007
Mirrors with superposing wooden shelves.