Graduated from the Decorative Arts School in Nice in 1985, Master of Domus Academy, Milano, in 1986. First pieces of furniture produced by XO in 1991. He has been working independently since 1993. Christophe Pillet engages in many fields: product and furniture design, interior decoration, architecture, scenography and artistic direction. He creates furniture, objects, and interior designs for Cappellini, Daum, JC Decaux, Driade, Ecart International, L?Oréal, Lacoste, Moroso, Porro, Renault, Serralunga, Shiseido, Shu Uemura, Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin, Whirlpool. He also realises interior architecture for boutiques, hotels and restaurants such as the very hip Hôtel Sezz in Paris.