Etienne Bardelli, is a French graphic artist and designer born in 1977, he lives and works in Paris.
His minimal and meticulous graphic work has the particularity of extending to various supports, passing from atness to volumes. His experiences and his tech- nical background make him polymorphic creators working between art and design.
In the early 2000’s, under the pseudonym “Akroe”, he developed a minimalist form of painting resonating with architecture. This experimental work will offer him se- veral exhibitions in France and abroad. He also developed graphic designer career that offered him the opportunity to enter the collections of the Museum of Decorative Arts of Paris in 2010.
He became the artistic director of the “ renowned Parisian electronic music label (Para-one, TTC), signed A-Trak first mixes covers, worked for several luxury brands (Louis Vuitton, Fendi), designed clothing collections for Nike, DC Shoes and Sixpack and signed two times the complete Haussmann Galeries Lafayette’s displays.
At the Nuit Blanche Metz and in collaboration with the Pompidou Metz Art Center, his rst monumental installation in an art-deco swimming pool created a turning point in his career. Many in-situ works and large-scale constructions have followed, including a 1000m2 scenic work for the Blida Art Center in Metz in 2013, exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo, the Porcelain Museum in Limoges, the Laieszhalle in Hamburg or the Museum of Cluny in Paris or Voyage à Nantes.
He recently designed Maison Hermes boutiques in Japan and the Middle East to present the latest Pierre Hardy’s shoe collection.