French designer, born in Paris, Inga Sempé graduated from ENSCI-Les Ateliers (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle, Paris) in 1993. From 2000 till 2001 she was scholarship holder at the Villa Medici, Académie de France in Rome and opened her own studio in Paris in 2000. In the beginning, she collaborated with the Italian companies Cappellini and Edra. Now Sempé works among others companies such HAY, Ligne Roset, Moustache, LucePlan, Gärsnäs, Japan Creative, Mutina, Rørors, Alessi and Wästberg. She lives and works in Paris.
Founded in 1976 in the bustling north eastern corner of Italy by a newcomer to the furniture business, Eugenio Perazza, Magis is today a giant international design laboratory that constantly puts itself to the test, seeking technological sophistication and employing a highly diversified workforce. Magis embraces the creativity of leading global designers (Richard Sapper, Jasper Morrison, Stefano Giovannoni, Marc Newson, Konstantin Grcic, Ron Arad, the Bouroullecs, Robin Day, Pierre Paulin, Jerszy Seymour, Naoto Fukasawa, Thomas Heatherwick and many others) and channels it towards objects perched on the cutting edge.