Martine Bedin was born in Bordeaux in 1957. She is an architect and is part of the “Radical Design” movement, as well as the designers’ group that founded the Memphis. Martine Bedin built several houses such as La Maison Rouge in Bordeaux, she converted the Sully hotel and the Palais du Tau. Martine Bedin is often employed as an artistic director and advisor by great fashion and industry companies. In 1991, Martine Bedin creates her own publishing house, la Manufacture familiale. From that moment, she stopped working for the industry and she created her first collection of unique furniture for the BDX gallery. Her furniture and objects in limited series are part of many public and private collections such as the Victoria & Albert museum of London, the Musée des arts décoratifs of Paris and the Centre Georges Pompidou. Since 2003, Martine Bedin lives in Rome and Paris and mostly works as an “creator of (almost) unique objects”.