Pierre Gonalons is a designer and and interior architect based in Paris. Brought up in Lyon in a family of Italian background, he very early on develops a pronounced taste for art history as well as french cultural heritage.
After graduating from Camondo school, he quickly sets the tone for his singular take on design and space. He founds his own creative studio at the age of 23 and collaborates with prestigious brands such as Lalique, Chloé, Pierre Frey, Nina Ricci, Pernod, Weston… while simultaneously developing his very own limited edition line of products for international galleries.
He becomes the artistic director for the historic Italian design editor Paradisoterrestre and closely collaborates with numerous Italian clients.
Drawing inspiration from a long history of craftsmanship of traditional materials , his creations come across as both simple and spectacular dialogues between present and past. He defends a minimalist approach of design imbued with references to pop culture and decorative arts.
Since 2016 Pierre Gonalons has been focusing his creativity on a wide array of interior architecture projects. In the pure tradition of the greatest holistic interior architects, and fueled by his own experience in furniture design, he takes at heart to draw every single detail of his decors, down to the finest element.
In 2019, he takes part in the prestigious AD Intérieurs exhibition and is awarded AD top 100 designers.
Widely covered by international press, his work has lately been featured in numerous in depth articles by magazines such as AD, Elle décoration, Interni Icon design and Departure.