Léonard Kadid is an architect and product designer based in Paris. From object to architecture, the work of his studio focuses on constructive processes and structural experimentation to explore the inherent characteristics of matter. After studying at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland and the École d'Architecture de la Ville et des Territoires in Paris, Léonard Kadid has collaborated with renowned international offices such as Herzog & de Meuron in Basel before setting up his own studio in Paris.
In 2022, he was awarded the French design prize FD100 for his solid oak chair collection Pier. The same year, his lamp Möja was included in the permanent collection of the Mobilier National.
FD 100 Awards Winner, Paris, France - 2022 Grand Prix de la Création Nominee, Paris, France - 2018
Everything is architecture, Porto Academy Lecture, Versailles, France - 2022 BAP! Visible Invisible, Versailles, France - 2022
Jérôme Poggi Gallery, Paris, France - 2021
Swissbau, Panoramah pavilion, Basel, Switzerland - 2020 Affair, AHA Gallery, Paris, France - 2019 Maison, Services Généraux, Joyce Gallery, Paris, France - 2019 Haute Agora, Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Paris, France - 2019 Lake Como Design Fair, Teatro Social Como, Como, Italy - 2018 Réinventer la Seine, Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Paris, France - 2017 Superprojekt, Depot Basel, Basel, Switzerland - 2016 Futurs Immédiats, Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Paris, France - 2014 Around the Book, Poldi Pezzoli Museum, Milan, Italy - 2013 Beijing International Design Triennial, Beijing, China - 2011 Best of EPFL, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland - 2009