Sophie Dries Architect is a Paris based design studio run by the architect Sophie Dries since fall 2014, when she was 28 .
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. after graduating as an architect from Paris Malaquais architecture school located in the Beaux Arts, she started to design exhibitions for Musée d’Orsay. In her following positions, she became a project manager on villas in St Tropez or Munich, as well as on high standard apartments in Paris and abroad.
Sophie Dries also studied at l’École du Louvre, specializing in contemporary art advising. She has been in charge of collectors private projects, such as « in situ » installations, hotel art programs and corporate art investments in Asia (Seoul and Shangai).
Sophie Dries has studied in the Master Department of Furniture and Interior Design at the Aalto University of Helsinki, Finland. 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 Architect has collaborated with the turkish hip brand Les Benjamins, setting the visual identity of the brand in the architectural space of the stores, within Istanbul and worldwide.
Sophie has been renovating a loft in Paris, and just finished designing an apartment in the hotel particulier d’Aligre, rue de l’universite Paris 7.
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.
Sophie Dries is currently working on the renovation of a countryside mansion in France, luxury private housing abroad, and has realised a numbered edition furniture line, launched in milan for the 2016 Salone del Mobile and at PAD london in october 2016 with gallery l’Éclaireur (Paris/los angeles).