Dirk Meylaerts

Lives and works in Paris (France).
Dirk Meylaerts is Director of Production at Lafayette Anticipations - Fondation d'entreprise Galeries Lafayette.
After studying philosophy, Dirk Meylaerts went on an international tour as a dancer with the company of choreographer Jan Fabre in a piece entitled "The power of tetanic madness". At the age of 23, he decided to become a furniture designer. After finishing his cabinetmaking studies at the Arts et Métiers in Brussels, he works for two years for a German master cabinetmaker before opening his first workshop where he works on unique pieces for private clients. He also develops products for Exki and even chocolate for Pierre Marcolini. In 2006, he founded D&A Lab, a project around design and art, where limited editions are produced and sold in collaboration with internationally renowned artists.