Renowned for his designs of bars and restaurants, Patrick Jouin focuses on furnishings, interior architecture, and staging-design. Jouin was born in Nantes, France in 1967 and received his diploma from the École Nationale SupÉrieure de CrÉation Industrielle in 1992. He worked for many years as a designer in Philippe Starck's studio before opening an architectural design practice of his own.
Jouin’s companies, JouinID and Jouinmanku, focus on the latest industrial lighting, furnishings, and electronic design techniques, including rapid prototyping and gas injection. Jouin also designs for manufacturer exhibition spaces and hospitality interiors, including the Chlösterli restaurant in Gstaad, Switzerland and the Mix Las Vegas restaurant.
Now based in Paris, Jouin won the Maison & Objet Show’s "Designer of the Year" award in 2003.