“A kind of elegant brutality that offers a serene and warm atmosphere” is the best way to describe the textures Antoine co-created with When Objects Work.

 
 
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When objects work edits and distributes exclusive objects designed by leading architects and designers such as Vincent Van Duysen, John-Pawson and Manuel Aires Mateus. All its objects are useful and timeless, composed of simple forms using authentic materials.

 
WHEN OBJECTS WORK  Founder Beatrice De La Fontaine of When Objects Work (L) pictured with architect Manuel Aires Mateus and architect Eline Ostyn.   www.whenobjectswork.com

WHEN OBJECTS WORK

Founder Beatrice De La Fontaine of When Objects Work (L) pictured with architect Manuel Aires Mateus and architect Eline Ostyn.

www.whenobjectswork.com

 
 
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The harmonious match between When Objects Work and Antoine at the Milano 2019 presentation in Via Pontaccio.

The harmonious match between When Objects Work and Antoine at the Milano 2019 presentation in Via Pontaccio.

 
 

“Antoine has been able to provide us with the most harmonious and elegant surfaces in an exclusive Lime Structure colour that matches both brands’ aesthetic of understated luxury.”

Beatrice De La Fontaine

 
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Antoine made a series of bespoke colour options for When Objects Work from the stone-samples they have been providing. Our experience and the technological know-how accrued over years in our labs means we can make new colours fast.

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Antoine has a slow design approach that favours authenticity, timelessness and durability over trends and fads.

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Lime Structure is robust and creates a soft, nuanced and cloudy matt texture.

 
 
 
 
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MORE COLLABORATIONS

 We believe in maintaining our creative integrity and edge through collaborations with architects and designers that push the boundaries of what we can do.

 
 

Recent Works

 

SCHLOSS HOLLENEGG

Hollenegg, Austria

With its lively appearance, the Antoine lime wash properly enhances the peculiar geometries that characterise the ancient architecture of the castle, adding a further layer of vitality to the interior.