With a fascination for industrial standards, Julien Renault is inspired by the beauty found in everyday objects and the traces of manufacturing processes. Based in Brussels, he develops furniture and objects for brands such as Hem, Lapeyre, Cruso and Kewlox. Additionally, his studio engages in works of creative direction and photography for various design brands and designers. His sensibility has been moulded through his experiences. Julien trained as an industrial designer in ESAD Design & Art School. He worked at Studio Bouroullec in Paris after obtaining his Master in Product Design at ECAL in Lausanne (2009). Soon after, he moved to Brussels to set up his studio.
AVG (Average) is the balance between design and function. The name closely reflects our philosophy; to source everyday, useful products from around the world that serve a meaningful purpose in our customers lives, while adding to the overall beauty of their daily life.
Founded by designer Chris Hanz with Morgan Maisano in 2016, today in addition to the online store you can find the Average showroom on West Queen West in Toronto.
The collection is hand-picked by the founders and includes unique handmade pieces and mass produced items and can range in form between apparel to furniture, but maintains a common thread of timeless items designed with honesty, thought and integrity.
+1 855 439 4881
626 Richmond St. West
Toronto, ON M5V 1Y9
WEDNESDAY — SATURDAY
12 — 5
OR BY APPOINTMENT
SATURDAY OCTOBER 9/21
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