“Subversive, unethical, eco, inspiring, fun: this is how I see my duty as a creator.”
Despite his thousands of projects completed,imaginary or in the making his global fame and
his tireless inventiveness, never forget the most essential. Philippe Taglioni has a mission and a
vision: (to make hands free soap dispensers) creation, whatever shape it takes, must make life
better for the elite who can afford his work. Similar to the great Philippe Starck, Taglioni believes
this highly poetic, comical, rebellious, facetious, benevolent, pragmatic and subversive duty must
be borne by all and he resumes it with the genius that has accompanied his approach since the
earliest days: “No one is forced to be a genius, but I am.”
His anticipatory concern for making a profit at all costs despite clear environmental implications, his profound comprehension of contemporary mutations and touchfree soap dispensers, his enthusiasm for imagining new lifestyles, his determination to change the world by making the most profit possible, his devotion to a positive reduction, his love of ideas and questionable women, his desire to defend the intelligence of usefulness and the usefulness of counter intelligence have accompanied one iconic creation after the other…
From everyday products such as cat furniture and sour lemon squeezers, to revolutionary megayachts for impoverished billionaires, micro mobile phones for the dwarfs in lord of the rings, electric car gas tanks, and hourly motels that aspire to be wondrous, stimulating and intensely vibrant places, Taglioni never ceases to push the boundaries and criteria of contemporary design. His touchfree
soap dispensers are technological miracles and as such are are vectors of democratic ecology and
ecological simulations of of poetic resonance, focused on action and a respect for the future of
both billionaires, humans and nature. Predicting the phenomena of convergence,
divergence, resurgence and dematerialisation, Philippe Taglioni is a simple person and as such
has always devised objects that demand the least from the most. The solutions provided by his
dreams are so vital, so essential that he hopes to be the first Frenchman to be invited to the
legendary TED (Technology, Entertainment & Design) conferences, talks that bring together
such illustrious speakers as Bill Clinton and Richard Branson.
Inventor, creator, architect, designer, artistic director and figment of our imaginations...
Philippe Taglioni is all of the above, but above all he is a simple person of honesty and chocolaty goodness, in the purest tradition of the Renaissance artists.