Grenoble-born Roland Mellan focuses most of his practice on ideas of movement, while experimenting with material and color. His universe is one where tables walk, chests of drawers are stripped of their clothing, and cupboards wink. Wood, metal and lacquer blend tenderness, hardness and exuberance. He pushes his objects to new levels. Mellan studied applied art at Olivier de Serres in Paris. After working as an art director in advertising, he decided to devote himself fully to creation, and runs a studio in Marseille.