Born in 1988, in Paris.
After studying art history and curating in contemporary design in London, Tim
Leclabart trained as a gallery owner and antique dealer with Jérome de Noirmont,
the Carpenters Workshop Gallery, the James Gallery and Alexandre Guillemain.
At the same time, he organizes and directs exhibitions and advises young artists.
With a transversal approach to Art, Design, Architecture and Decorative Arts, Tim
launches into the creation of furniture pieces, oscillating between sculpture and art.
He spent several months in Brazil in Rio de Janeiro, in the workshop of Zanini de
Zanine, star designer and son of the self-taught architect José Zanine Caldas.
It is in the dust emanating from the sanding of the Pau Brasil and with the sound of
a radio playing music by Tom Jobim and Caetano Veloso that he experiments his
His first collection is a tribute to Brazilian modernist architecture and furniture, including
the work of Oscar Niemeyer, to whom he has an incomparable admiration.
In the form of micro-architectures revisited in the manner of Joaquim Tenreiro, or
Massimo Vignelli, the objects are confronted with the viewer's high gaze, in the
manner of an aerial view. This new perspective redefines our reading of the works
of the famous architect.