Interior designer and freelance designer since 2002, Jean-Paul Augry graduated from the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-arts in Lyon. He has worked, amongst others, in collaboration with Ruedi Baur, for the architectural biennale in Venice, created the showroom for the new Citroën headquarters and has worked on projects for the Science Museum/ Alexandria Library (Egypt) and also at the Museum of Jeu de Quilles. The Laureate of an AFAA grant, he spent 2 years in West Africa for the development of projects in design and manufacturing objects in collaboration with crafts people from West Africa. He created his own agency in 2009. In the ESAD he teaches design to the undergraduate level and accompanies the students up to the DNAP.