Une start-up green

David Ambs

David Ambs

Founder

February 2014, David Ambs, trained as an engineer at the Arts et Métiers school, sets up Culture iN with the ambition positioning it as a driving force in the promising sector of bio-based materials. After 3 years of research and development Varian® is born, offering the first textile sheet with exclusive properties, aimed at the interior decoration, furnishing and furniture markets and generally addressing the needs for partitions, interior cladding and wall coverings, furniture and high-end objects.

Alexandre Fougea

Alexandre Fougea

The designer explorer of new materials

Alexandre Fougea, Culture iN’s Artistic Director, has worked with all the big names in the luxury and design sector - Vuitton, Balenciaga, Courrèges, Patrick Jouin, Starck - on experimental projects aimed at exploring new materials. That is indeed the common thread of her career as a designer, but also an engineer and an entrepreneur who developed, under her Akonite brand, a unique range of high level sports equipment. Alexandre Fougea also teaches object design at Arts Décoratifs in Paris and is a consultant in bio-composites.

Audrey Le Roy

Audrey Le Roy

The textile expert

An engineer by training, with solid experience in research and development, Audrey adds to the team’s strength with her expertise in textile. She contributes to the development of Varian® to meet the specific needs of industrial clients

Eric Bricaud

Eric Bricaud

The Design and Architecture expert

A resourceful and creative expert in bespoke project management and prototyping, Eric is the contact person for interior designers and architects wishing to incorporate Varian into their projects. To fulfill his role as project facilitator, Eric has also developed a large network of Varian users, who are experts in cutting, forming and assembly by stitching, gluing and other methods.

Anthony M.

Anthony M.

The R&D and innovation expert

Anthony is the industrial R&D adviser at Culture In. With 20 years of experience in Industry, several patents in polymers and composites and major technological breakthroughs in the plastic industry, he has a comprehensive vision of the industry and a well recognised expertise. He combines his creativity and technological passion with his industrial pragmatism to give impetus to the future developments of Varian. Anthony conducts and coordinates innovation projects, provides support to the marketing team and is responsible for the industrialisation of new products.

Could it be you?

Could it be you?

The Sales and Marketing Manager