Mathilde Le Coutour
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Mathilde Le Coutour

Exhibition & set designer, creative leadLondon, United Kingdom
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Mathilde Le Coutour

Exhibition & set designer, creative leadLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Mathilde graduated from the Ecole Boulle, high education school of applied arts, Paris, before completing a Master’s degree in Design, Product & Scenography at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure, Cachan, in 2008. She joined the Exhibition & Interior Design studio Agence NC Nathalie Crinière in 2008, where she worked for national and international museums such as the Musée d’Orsay, the Petit Palais musée des Beaux-Arts, the Centre Pompidou Metz, the Denver Art museum, and fashion houses such as Yves Saint Laurent and Christian Dior. She moved to London in 2014 to work for David Adjaye architecture studio as an Interior and Exhibition specialist, before joining the auction house Christie’s in 2015 where she is currently the Lead Exhibition Designer. She became Associate Director in 2021. She embraces a multidisciplinary practice, from exhibition design to window displays, from illustration to art direction.
Projects
  • 20th Century Week, Christie's
    20th Century Week, Christie'sAn immersive installation with a mapped projection in the staircase and large graphics on the columns and coffee bar paid an homage to Monet's waterlilies during the 20th Century Week auctions at Christie's.
  • Handbags Online, Christie's
    Handbags Online, Christie'sA series of vignettes to illustrate an online only Handbags auction at Christie's in 2020. The handbags are playfully presented within the historic Christie's building as well as the iconic London Eye.
  • A Vanity Affair
    A Vanity Affair3D design and graphics for an exhibition at Christie's Paris in September 2019 about the art of vanity cases from the greatest jewellery maisons of the place Vendôme.
  • The Collector
    The CollectorA set of illustrations for Christie's online sale The Collector. Created when Christie's galleries were closed to the public in May 2020, they presented unique furniture and exquisite objects in an imaginary home setting.
  • The art of the surreal 2020
    The art of the surreal 2020The entrance to Christie's exhibition 'The Art of the Surreal' consisted in an immersive, three-dimensional interpretation of René Magritte’s painting 'À la rencontre du plaisir' for visitors to interact with.
  • Classic Week 2018
    Classic Week 2018Christie’s annual classic week pre-sale exhibition featured a total of 14 auctions, offering exquisite english furniture by Thomas Chippendale, unique illustrations by Quentin Blake, and historic pieces from the Exceptional sale.
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Work history
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    Christie's logo
    Lead Exhibition DesignerChristie's
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    • Exhibition and set design, displays, from creative concept to completion • Development of creative concepts for advertising campaigns across platforms (print, digital, environmental graphics, exhibition...) • Art direction on photoshoots, illustration, CGI • Project management and leadership: working alongside senior specialists, collaborating with marketing managers and all project stakeholders • Leader on special projects • Apprentice with the Chartered Management Institure, Management and Leaderhsip training level 5
    Adjaye Associates logo
    Adjaye Associates logo
    Interior & Exhibition DesignerAdjaye Associates
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    • Lead exhibition designer, developing the concept for a spy museum in London, 2 000sqm • Leading client presentations relating to exhibition design • Collaborating with architects and other third parties: consultants, content team, specialists, interactive designers • Drafting plans, elevations, details, 3D modelling, renderings
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Skills
  • Events
  • Art Direction
  • Design
  • Project Management
  • Set Design
  • Sketching
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Vectorworks
  • Exhibition Design and Management
  • Exhibit Design
  • Display
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Cinema 4D
  • Styling Shoots
Education
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    Interior DesignEcole Boulle
     - Paris, France