Olivier Gagnère is a French self-taught designer, an interior architect and a cabinet maker born in 1952. He started his career in 1981 beside the architect Ettore Sottsass and has been participating actively in the Memphis group, an Italian design and architecture avant-garde movement. He met the famous glassworkers of Murano, as well as French craftsmen masters who taught him their ancestral know-how. Among his realizations we count glass factories products, ceramic, lamps, furniture, knives Laguiole as well as interior arrangements such as the Café Marly in Paris in 1994, the Porcelaines Bernardaud's tea room, the Lido and Renaud Pellegrino stores. In 2015, the Vallauris Museum has specially dedicated an exhibition to him. His work is regularly exhibited in the Parisian gallery En attendant les barbares.