Following a furniture design course at Bucks New University (UK), Marina Bautier established her studio back in her home town Brussels in 2003.
Working for several international brands, Marina also runs her own label BAUTIER, which is exclusively available from the brand's website and showroom in Brussels. Below is an overview of her complete work.
Case Furniture (England)
Ligne Roset (France)
Stattmann Neue Moebel (Germany)
Bautier (BE), June 2016
Turned in Belgium, out of solid oak. Finished with a food safe lacquer, those wooden boxes can be used in the kitchen as food containers, but also around the house for countless purposes ranging from a jewellery box to the storage of keys, sewing threads, desk accessories and much more. Available from BAUTIER' showroom and website.
Double Bed frame 160
Bautier (BE), May 2016
With the high demand for a double bed on feet, the Bed frame (initially only in a single width of 80 cm) is now also available in a width of 1m60.
Small Oak Bench
Bautier (BE), February 2016
The small Oak bench is a smaller version of its predecessor, the large Oak bench, and offers a more versatile use. Its depth of 50 cm is suitable for the entrance or the bedroom but also as seating or as a side table. Available from BAUTIER' showroom and website.
Sideboard with sliding doors
Bautier (BE), February 2016
Following the pure lines of Bautier’s designs, the Sideboard has a simple structure and refined outer details, such as the typically rounded handles on both doors. The use of hardware is reduced to its minimum, searching for the right balance between modern technology and traditional woodwork, making this sideboard as beautiful in as out. Available from BAUTIER' showroom and website.
Dimanche Series - Dining collection
Idée (JP), September 2015
Following the launch of the sofa and low table in June, 'Dimanche Series' forms now a complete collection with a large solid oak dining table and chairs and a side trolley. These items are thought to enjoy long dinners comfortably seated at the large table.
Unit Shelf - additional elements
Stattmann Neue Moebel (DE), September 2015
We introduced a taller version of the Unit system in January 2015. I have now designed additional storage elements for the system, including boxes with lids and drawers, as well as new depths of shelves.
Idée (JP) June 2015
Collaboration with IDEE started back in 2007, when we met at the Salone Satellite in Milan. Dimanche Series is the third collection designed for the Japanese brand. Comfortable and sturdy pieces, Dimanche furniture are designed to accompany daily life.
New Sofa for Bautier
BAUTIER (BE) February 2015
After a preview at Biennale Interieur last October,
the Three Seater Sofa, designed for BAUTIER is now available to order from the brand's website and at BAUTIER Brussels'showroom.
First collection for Bautier
BAUTIER (BE) May 2013
In May 2013, Marina launches her own label with this first collection. BAUTIER offers quality and accessible furniture for the home, made in Belgium, and exclusively on sale in its own retail space in Brussels. View the whole collection on Bautier website.
Stilt Table and Chair
Idée (JP) March 2013
This table and chair is an addition to the Stilt range designed for the entry line of the Japanese brand IDEE, é by IDEE, high quality products, reasonably priced. The design uses the same leg feature as the shelves and cabinets.
Stattmann Neue Moebel (DE), April 2012
Unit Shelf is simple and functional. The wall shelf consists of ledges, boards and brackets which form a sort of construction set. Four screws are needed for mounting the ledges on the wall. Once those have been fixed the other elements — as well as additional coat rack or desk elements — can easily be plugged in by hand.
Idée (JP), February 2012
Stilt is a range of cabinets designed for the entry line of the Japanese brand IDEE, é by IDEE, high quality products, reasonably priced. Designed for mass production, the cabinets are built using simple board construction, complemented by solid wood features for the legs and drawer handles, giving the collection it's unique character.
Private commission (NO), September 2010
Design of a table and chairs in Kebony wood for a client in Norway. Kebony is based on a process where sustainable wood is made more durable, harder and more stable using liquids from biowaste material. Kebony is a sustainable alternative to hardwood's from tropical regions.
Swedese (SE), February 2010
Taking little space when folded away, Cruiser keeps nevertheless the comfort of a standard lounge chair. Its language is voluntary the one of an indoor seat, thanks to the choice of material, the generous proportions and the padded seat.
Case Furniture (UK), April 2009
Lap is a simple and highly functional shelving unit comprising a solid oak frame and a variety of folded sheet metal components. The powder coated components include a bookshelf, a tray shelf, a deep box and a shallow box which drop into and overlap the frame. By adding an extension kit, the Lap system can adapt to the particular needs of the user.
Collection for Idée
Idée (JP), October 2007
First collection designed for Idée: wooden desk with metal accessories, table lamp, chair, table and coat-hanger.
De La Espada (UK), 2007
Wood writing desk, with steel lid serving as notice board.
Chaise et Tabouret
De La Espada (UK), 2007
A chair with an extra stool stored under it.
Ligne Roset (FR), January 2007
Mirrors with superposing wooden shelves.