Bina Baitel, DPLG Architect, graduated from the National School of Architecture of Paris La Villette and founded her eponymously named agency in Paris in 2006.
Of Franco-Swedish origin, the designer grows up in the Middle East, enriched about many influences, she explores the question of cultural interpenetration on the formal, functional and symbolic plans. Using a transdisciplinary approach, between art, design and architecture, Bina Baitel cultivates experimentation to transform abstract concepts into objects or spaces.
Her work has won numerous prizes including the VIA’s Aides à la Création in 2008, the Grand Prix de la Création of the City of Paris in 2012 and the First Prize of the Cité Internationale de la Tapestry d’Aubusson. In 2013 Bina Baitel was selected for the VATEX program and in 2014 she created furniture for the international high school of the island of Nantes, which led to a 2015 prize awarded by the VIA Label and the National Committee for Wood Construction. In 2019, Bina Baitel receives the FD100 Award by The French Design who recognizes her international influence.
Her projects have been shown in museums and international trade fairs across the globe including Milan, Dubai, Paris, New York, Venice, Basel … Some of her creations have been purchased by the permanent collections of museums, foundations, and National Funds for Contemporary Art.