EMILE DE VISSCHER
Emile De Visscher is a designer, engineer and PhD candidate who develops small scale innovative tools and machines using mechanical engineering, material sciences, design and performance.
Besides his design work, Emile De Visscher also has a writing practice. He founded and is the head editor of a yearly publication called Obliquite, and publishes essays regularly on his subject of research.
Emile De Visscher holds a mechanical engineering MA from UTC (France). He then studied at the RCA and Imperial College (London) with an MA in IDE. After some work experience, he started an interdisciplinary PhD called SACRe, between ENS, ENSAD, ESPCI and PSL Research University.
A rapid petrification process, allowing to transform cellulose into stone
A mechanised nacre additive process, allowing to coat shapes as pearls
An experimental publication inviting practicing designers to discuss and compare their approaches
A spray-can allowing to make 3D graffiti and create shapes instantly
The Polyfloss Factory
A small scale plastic recycling machine based on the principle of candy-floss machines
Z33 goes Oblique exhibition curator at Milan Salone del Mobile 2016
Workshop "How It's Made" for Les Grands Ateliers de janvier, ESAD Orléans, FR
Graphic Intervention for the art and philosophy publication Oscillations n°3 - anticipation
Workshop with ENSAD presented in the exhibition Design/Invention at Musée des Arts et Métiers, Paris, FR
The Polyfloss Factory at Saint Etienne Design Biennale 2015
Post-Caribone Exhibition at La Poste Headquarters, Paris, FR
Pearling at Carreau du Temple in the Sustainable Luxury show, by COAL project
Abu Dhabi Science Festival presents a Polyfloss workshop for kids
Pearling at ALIVE exhibition, Fondation EDF
Partenership with the Architectural Association School to insulate their campus
The Polyfloss Factory in WIRED UK
Waste Not Want It 3 - Bloomberg Headquarters
Pearling at Royal College of Art graduate show 2012
RCA Paradise exhibition at Milan Salone del Mobile 2012