Chloé Valette

Interior and Set Designer, furniture expert, and passionate
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Chloé is a highly creative and conscientious design professional. As a graduated Interior Designer, she contributed her skills to commercial, hospitality, and office projects. She's a real expert in material and furniture prescription (FF&E), has strong space-planning skills, and has perfect knowledge of the furniture market (suppliers, manufacturing processes, shipping, and delivery). She possesses strong graphic and visual skills and awareness of current trends which allow her to be a real source of proposals for global creative projects. She has been promoting contemporary and collectible furniture design through the first bilingual media platform (French and English), Huskdesignblog.com, and a specialized furniture online store since 2019. Operates every day with a sense of looking to how design can make a difference, she'd like to hear from you and connect with Design and Furniture professionals and enthusiasts!

Previous Brands
Ecart International
Mtop Unik
Work Experience
Interior, Set Designer & Trend Forecaster
Sep ‘23 - Now
Self employed

As an independent worker, driven by creative inspirations, I'm thrilled to explore different facets of my job: Interior Design, Scenography, and Trend Forecasting. Current clients: - Scénography/Set Design: Elizabeth Leriche for the Maison&Objet 2024 show (FR), Paris Déco Off 2024 show (FR) - Trend Research and Forecasting: Trend Bible (UK)

Gallery Manager & Interior Designer
Dec ‘21 - Jul ‘23
Ecart International

• Designed floorplans and advised clients worldwide on their interiors projects and budgets. Custom-made furniture prototype and new pieces follow-up • Project Manager USA and UK: provided guidance to resellers helping out to develop their markets and advising them regarding furniture and finishes selection (fabric expertise) • Managed trade shows set ups and booth designs (space planning, 3D modeling, facility supervision) • Developed the visual impact of the brand, creation and implementation of the Visual Merchandising strategy • Managed the Facility team in terms of project deadlines, transportation, delivery and solved problems accordingly.

Interior & Furniture Design Curator
Jul ‘15 - Nov ‘21

HUSKDESIGNBLOG • Interiors, Retail and Furniture design Trend Forecaster and Researcher. Published trend books each year to inspire the best creatives (Art Directors, Architects) • Founded a bilingual website and online store focusing on hilighting interiors and furniture innovations, referencing materials. Created a brand identity and graphic guidelines • Participated in several design shows, design weeks and talks as an exhibitor (AD Design Show - NYC; Collectible Design - Brussels; Arts Elysées - Paris), booths curation and implementation.

Interior Design Project Manager
Mar ‘14 - Jun ‘15
Mtop Unik

• Led projects until ribbon-cutting and achieve small, medium and big companies space-plannings, from 530 to 110.000 ft2, management of the design office up to APS • Guided client choices in the selection of FF&E, acoustic solutions, wall covering • Managed worksite and facilities team (painter, electrician, handler) and solved on-site technical problems in using responsiveness and teamwork.

Retail Designer Junior
Aug ‘12 - Dec ‘13

W&CI E / HAVAS GROU P • Developed and co-designed concepts in commercial architecture, restaurants and signage for many brands (stores, corners), from mass-market to luxury projects • Created consistent material boards and FF&E for each project, for over 30 clients and connected to their corporate identity.

Interior Architect
Jul ‘11 - Jun ‘12

BIDARD & RAISSI • Applied the brand concept by drawing plans, sections and architectural details for whole Louis Vuitton stores, from mall zoning to detailed corporate elements, according to the design guidelines • Collaborated and adjusted the concept with Louis Vuitton senior architects for 10 completed stores all over the world (Brazil, Italy, Israel, etc), from 3200 to 5400 ft2.

English - Fluent
French - Native
Education & Training
‘07 - ‘11
License in Interior and Global Design
Interior Design
Paris, France