Chevalvert is a visual design studio co-founded by Patrick Paleta and Stéphane Buellet in 2007. Based on an open, multidisciplinary and cross approach of design, Chevalvert studio reaches et conceives projects without a priori, where the form serves the idea.
The realizations of the studio are shared between institutional, cultural and industrial orders and self-initiated projects. The knowledge and expertise of the studio bring a cross-perspective on the problematics approach and allows relevant and coherent answers in each area of graphic design.
The studio values equally each project. Regardless of its size, commitment and quality requirement remains the same. Throughout its various collaborations, Chevalvert has established a solid network of graphic, type and product designers, web developers and scenographers, all experts in their own fields.
Graduated from the Estienne School in type design and from the Paris Arts Décoratifs in publishing, Patrick specializes in the creation of visual identities and signalling systems. He conceived over fifty logos for the industry, cinema, fashion, design and publishing and imagined several character typographies, one of which is used by the city of Lyon’s public transportation.
He has been a member of the jury for the Art Jobs Diploma in typography at the Estienne School from 2010 to 2012 and teaches at the Art and Design School of Amiens. He also co-founded the Typography Affairs Bureau (B.A.T.) for which he is in charge of communications development. He was awarded “Best Typographer 2012” by the French graphic industry. With the Attoma agency, he was rewarded during the IIID awards in the « Public Transport » category, and was awarded a star during the Design Observer 2012 for the information system of the public transportation of the city of Lyon.
During his graduate diploma in graphic design at La Martinière-Diderot (Lyon) school in 2005, Stéphane developed a reflection on «digital material» which earned him the congratulations of the jury. Specialized since then in the field of interface design and interactive design, he develops a design practice based on a creative use of the code. His knowledge enables him to design and propose tools based on open-source technologies. Co-founder of the studio Chevalvert in 2007, he leads multiple projects, often transdisciplinary and with a strong technological presence.
Graduated from a masters in cultural communication and museology at the Sorbonne, Camille becomes an assistant at a contemporary art gallery in 2010, organizing exhibitions in the gallery as well as external projects, in charge of communication, press and public relations and sales. In September 2013, she becomes a member of Chevalvert as studio manager, overseeing coordination and overall projects, but also the communication and administrative tasks for the studio.
Graduated from the Fine Arts School at the Polytechnic university of Valencia (Spain), with a masters specialized in Arts and Technology, Julia imagines and conceives interfaces and multiple “artefacts” from web to multimedia installation. Inspired by art and technological innovations so as to create tools for each problematic. She joins Chevalvert in March 2013.
Graduated from Boulle school (Paris) in object design and from Estienne school (Paris) in interactive design, Arbayd designs visual or tangible systems by playing on this double specialty. Inspired by the maker culture and DIY, he intervenes on very varied projects, whether they are image or object oriented. He joins Chevalvert in October 2016.