Miren Lasnier

“Good design is about identifying the essential to give meaning to an object and satisfy a need.”

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Miren Lasnier graduated from the three Parisian design schools, l’école Boulle, ENSAAMA Olivier de Serres, and ENSCI Les Ateliers. After working in Copenhagen and New York, she is now based in her hometown, Paris. In 2014, she founded ïu, a jewelry brand where she self-produces each collection.

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Miren explores a personal aesthetic and transposes industrial materials into her jewelry designs. She thrives on managing the design, production, and distribution of each piece, and carries this vision globally into various scales.

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In recent years, Miren Lasnier has expanded into lighting design with Juniper Design Group. Her latest modern luminaire collection is the Axis, a series of light fixtures drawing inspiration from the Industrial Revolution. With motifs of angles and tees, the Axis was developed from the process of extruding solid brass angles to create channels where light arrays nestle.

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Through both her self-started jewelry business and partnership with Juniper, Miren Lasnier’s ideology of an object translates equally to a space, as it does to an image, as they are all treated with the same amount of care and detail in relation to design.