Design As Catalyst
Sarah Willemart (1996) is a Product Designer born in Brussels, Belgium. In 2017, she received her Bachelor Degree with Distinction at ENSAV La Cambre in Brussels.The same year, she moves to Paris to do a 6-months internship at Arik Levy Studio.
Before studying at the Royal College of Art she worked as Product Design Assistant for the Paris based company Maison Dada. While completing her master, she worked for the furniture company Casalto and set up Studio Fantasio with Matthieu Muller.
Awards & Exhibitions
(2020) Shortlisted Dezeen x Samsung Out of the Box Competition
(2020) 2nd Prize Visionaries Student Competition, UK
(2019) Finalist and exhibitor at Rado Star Prize UK
(2018) Burberry Design Scholarship
(2016) Exhibitor at Design September, Brussels, Belgium
Her work is a meeting between poetry and playfulness with a commitment to detail and quality. She draws everyday objects whose ambition is to tell stories and create unexpected from the ordinary.
While being open to new opportunities, she is currently developing new projects under Studio Fantasio - a design studio seeking to address significant problems in a playful manner.
Familia — Restoring dignity to seniors
Familia Clock — The cuckoo cup delivers the dose of medication.
Familia Mirror — Caption & feedback
Familia Clock — App for carers
Familia Mirror — App for family & friends
The FAMILIA collection consists of three objects : a cuckoo clock that behaves as a pill dispenser. A table lamp that once grabbed becomes a luminous magnifying glass. A connected mirror displaying pictures of our loved ones.
FAMILIA addresses problems ranging from memory loss and health issues to vision damage and isolation.