Pierre Paulin - some dates. 1927: Born in Paris, July 9th, of a French father (a dental surgeon), and a Swiss-German mother. 1949: Apprenticeship in Beaune to become a sculptor, but a severed nerve in his right arm paralyzed his hand, preventing him from continuing. 1950-1953: Camondo school. Rejoined Marcel Gascoin's workshop. “Discovered” Scandinavian furniture, then the groups of buildings at Rovaniemi where the urban planning had been done by Alvar Aalto around 1944-1947. Joined the supervisory staff at the decoration department, Galeries Lafayette. 1952: Marriage to Soledad Sensky, known as Lita. Dominique Paulin born. 1952-1959: Collaboration with Thonet France. 1956: Fabrice Paulin born. 1958: Meeting with Kho Liang Ie, art director of Artifort, and Harry Wagemans, the CEO. 1973: Beginning of the collaboration with Maïa Wodzislawska. 1975: Creation of ADSA with Marc Labailly and Maïa Wodzislawska. 1978: Benjamin Paulin's birth. 1982: Divorce from Lita Paulin. Marriage with Maïa Wodzislawska. 1992-1995: Central role in Eurocom, then in Euro-RSCG. ADSA merges with Sopha resulting in the creation of Euro-RSCG Design. 1995-1997: Departure of ADSA, and installation in the Cevennes. 2007: Meeting with Michel Roset in June. 2009: Death of Pierre Paulin, June 13th.