Sophie Dries Architect is a Paris & Milan based design studio run by the architect Sophie Dries since fall 2014, when she was 28 .
Sophie Dries has studied in the Master Department of Furniture and Interior Design at the Aalto University of Helsinki, Finland. After graduating as an architect HMONP from Paris Malaquais architecture school located in the Beaux Arts, she started to design exhibitions for Musée d’Orsay.
She has been collaborating for several years with multiple luxury interior design & architecture offices in Paris such as Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Pierre Yovanovitch or Christian Liaigre.
Sophie Dries Architect has designed stores and offices for an Istanbul hip brand , also been renovating a Loft in Paris, some apartments in St Germain, Tuileries park area and Marais. She currently works on several apartments in Paris ( St Germain, Parc Monceau & a collector's pied a terre), also a contemporary new build house in the South of Paris, a mountain residence in the Italian Alps and a boutique in the center Paris.
She was part of the Danish Architecture Residency of « Jorn Utzon Foundation » in the Villa CAN LIS in 2015 and worked on furniture design pieces. On the edge of high luxury and new design approach of shapes and materials, she plays on the paradox of traditional materials and technics with sharp and radical lines, in contemporary design.
Sophie Dries has realized a numbered edition furniture line, shown at the Salone del Mobile in Milan since 2016, and in international Design fairs such as PAD, Collective, or Salon in New York, London, Brussels, Beirut and Rome.
Her ceramics are available at L'Éclaireur gallery (Paris/Los Angeles), Wallpaper Store, and she has also designed special editions for Nilufar Gallery in Milan. Her marble items are currently on show at French Architecture museum in Paris, Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine.
She is also currently working on a large hotel in Sydney, Australia.