Designer maker Lili Giacobino creates unique props and sets from scratch.
"As long as I can create with my hands, I am happy.
I have a lifelong fascination with craftmanship and a simple approach to design: create whatever you want
or need with whatever you find."
1980 Born in St-Etienne, France
2000 International Baccalaureate, Geneva, CH
2002 - 2005 BA in Social Work ( HES, S2), Lausanne, CH
2005 - 2008 Worked as social educator for Psychoterapeutic Center, Childhood hospital, Lausanne, CH
2005 - 2008 Creation of Les meubles de Laure,
recycled cardboard furniture company, Lausanne, CH
2008 - 2011 BA in Product & Furniture Design, First Class Honours, Kingston
2011 - 2013 Creation of Lili Design Ltd, bioplastic jewellery
2013 - 2019 Property Development around Kingston Upon Thames
Further training in Carpentry, tiling, plumbing
2019 Intensive courses at Pinewood Studios in Props making, miniature and drafting
For 7 years, Lili has completely transformed dated properties around Kingston Upon Thames, extending her training into carpentry, tiling and plumbing.
Each property is unique, quirky and full of craftwomanship.
Bioplastic jewellery made out of corn, tapioa and potato starch.
Product and Furniture Design.