Emily Marant is a design advisor and curator. She has spent the last ten years developing her expertise in building bridges between creative industries. Founder of Studio Marant and co-founder of French Cliché, Emily navigates from the emerging artistic scene to established businesses, brining ideas to a tangible reality.
Emily developed this fine balance during her early working years: while studying arts in England or fashion business in Paris. Before starting her career as an independent consultant, she worked in museums, such at the MAMO art center in Marseille (Cité Radieuse) where she was a project manager, or at the image and commercial departments of luxury brands and as at the retail development of a startup.
Emily’s journey with emerging artists and designers began in 2015, when she launched Studio Marant; an echo system to create singular, tailored and embodied projects.
From curating to producing exhibitions, from advising to directing institutional programs that value the upcoming creatives (workshops, residencies, prices …) or developing a retail strategy to producing artists collaborations.
Since its beginnings the Studio has works with a number of institutions, brands and private entities to shape ephemeral or long-lasting projects. Palais de Tokyo, Sonia Rykiel, Athr Gallery, Bompard, The Kooples, Afalula agency, Ironside Miami …
In 2019, Emily joined forces with Hugo Matha to establish French Cliché, a functional art gallery and editor in Paris and New York. Specialising in very limited edition furniture and objects, Emily actively supports craftsmanship by guiding artists in collaborative ventures with artisans to create high-end collectible design pieces.