Laurence Madrelle, France

AGI member since 1994

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Laurence spent seven years away from France in the UK and US. Foreign fellowship at Rhode Island School of Design, 1971. Worked with Malcolm Grear in Providence, RI. Back in Paris in 1974, met Jean-Pierre Grunfeld who shared the same interests: design for the public domain, the citizen rather than the consumer, the subject not the object. Within agencies from Signis to Topologies, which included up to 25 people, she developed identities, signing and campaign for public institutions, cities and more. In 1987 Laurence started LM Communiquer, her own studio, and continues to work within the same fields with a small team and close to her two architect ‘brothers’, Patrick and Daniel Rubin at Canal studio. LM’s subjects range from the fight against Aids to signage for hospitals and cultural institutions. The studio also works on communication for urban renewal projects with Jean-Pierre Grunfeld. Laurence has been teaching at architecture schools since 1989.

Design work by Laurence Madrelle


    Laurence Madrelle, France (1994)

    Laurence spent seven years away from France in the UK and US. Foreign fellowship at Rhode Island School of Design, 1971. Worked with Malcolm Grear in Providence, RI. Back in Paris...

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    Laurence Madrelle, France (1994)

      Laurence spent seven years away from France in the UK and US. Foreign fellowship at Rhode Island School of Design, 1971. Worked with Malcolm Grear in Providence, RI. Back in Paris in 1974, met Jean-Pierre Grunfeld who shared the same interests: design for the public domain, the citizen rather than the consumer, the subject not the object. Within agencies from Signis to Topologies, which included up to 25 people, she developed identities, signing and campaign for public institutions, cities and more. In 1987 Laurence started LM Communiquer, her own studio, and continues to work within the same fields with a small team and close to her two architect ‘brothers’, Patrick and Daniel Rubin at Canal studio. LM’s subjects range from the fight against Aids to signage for hospitals and cultural institutions. The studio also works on communication for urban renewal projects with Jean-Pierre Grunfeld. Laurence has been teaching at architecture schools since 1989.