Artist, graphic designer & publisher
Based in Paris, France

Get in touch
For all inquiries, portfolio,
commissions and purchases
hello@melaniedautreppe.com

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Experiences
Recurrent collaborator
Freelance graphic design and art direction Cicada Books (London, UK)
London-based publishing house specialising in highly illustrated books for adults and children
2018—


Member of Studio Manifold
East London-based ceramic studio
2018—2019

Founder and art director of 1987 works
Publishing house and transdisciplinary store
2018

Assistant creative director at Hato (Press)
Publishing house and design studio operating in the cultural sector. Responsibilities included: art direction, branding, exhibition design, design for cultural campaigns, workshops as well as print, digital and interactive resources. Clients and collaborators included Wellcome Collection, D&AD, Somerset House, Bloomberg New Contemporaries, British Council, Design Museum, Art on the Underground, Whitechapel Gallery, Jean Jullien, Nous Vous, Okido, Chiaozza, Alice Bowsher, Sophie Demay, All Things & Michael Marriott.
2013—2018

Co-founder of Common Objects studio
with Margherita Huntley
2012

Exhibitions (solo shows)
Peintures et Céramiques
Le Sémaphore
Plobannalec-Lesconil, FR

Exhibitions (collective shows)
Riachi Studio
Galerie 3m2
Paris, FR

Art of Protest
Noise Festival 2013
Manchester, UK

Everyday Adventure
Nokia World
London, UK

Off Sight
London, UK

Le dégoût du temple
Le Temple du Goût
Nantes, FR

Surexposition
Nantes, FR

Dans la cuisine
Nantes, FR

Fuck Ooh!
Atelier Delrue
Nantes, FR

Midnight Breakfast
Nantes School of Art Gallery,
Nantes, FR

Qui vend la peau de l’ours met la charrue avant le printemps
Atelier Delrue
Nantes, FR

To back
Nantes School of Art Gallery,
Nantes, FR

Publications & Commissions (Selection)
Baskin Robbins (South Korea branch)
Large-scale graphics

The Plant Magazine, Issue 9
Artworks

Mrs Patersons Press and Bee Bee Books
Artworks

Hato Press
Stationery range

Jenny II
Artworks

Curation
The blue dancing mountain and the sculptor
Orbital Projects
London, UK

Still Calm
Art Licks Weekend
London, UK

BA Fashion Womenswear static show 2012
Central Saint-Martins
London, UK

Jean Jullien: Talk in a semi-chronological order
Lecture
Central Saint Martins
London, UK

Expositions sur table
Series of exhibitions and publications
Nantes, FR

Teaching
BA(Hons) Graphic Design, Camberwell College of Arts
& London College of Contemporary Arts (LCCA)
Visiting practitioner
2019

Introduction to Graphic Design
Short courses
Central Saint Martins
2015—2017

BA(Hons) Graphic Design, Central Saint Martins
& London College of Communication
Workshops
2014—2015

Writings
Les Sources
Exhibition press release, Nicolas et Jean Jullien

The talent of Harry & Cody Binger
Exhibition press release, Jean Jullien

Knowledge on Fire
Thesis, Central Saint-Martins

If not museums, what?
Essay, Central Saint Martins

Book fairs (as 1987 works)
Paris Ass Book Fair 2019
Palais de Tokyo
Paris, FR

Multiple Art Days 2019
Cite Griset
Paris, FR

Bound Art Book Fair 2019
The Whitworth
Manchester, UK

Printing Plant Art Book Fair 2019
Looiersgracht 60
Amsterdam, NL

Education
Ba(hons) Graphic Design
Central Saint Martins
UAL, London, UK
2009—2012

Dnap (Fine Art)
Nantes School of Art, France
2006—2009

Slideshow
Selection of artworks, commissions and freelance projects
2013—2019

Credits
Site built by Nicolas Jullien
© Melanie Dautreppe-Liermann



D’après

Zine
16pp
140 x 202 mm
2020

Printed and published by Hato Press
Edition of 100
Available to purchase here

© Hato

5th Zine in the Hato Press Zine Series, D’Après is a visual exploration of famous paintings. Creating new artworks by taking inspiration from the patterns and motifs found in anything from wallpaper to bed sheets or clothing.

 

Ceramics Style (04)

Series of glazed ceramic plates and bowls
Various sizes
2019

Peintures et Céramiques

Solo exhibition
Le Sémaphore
Plobannalec-Lesconil, France
2019

Les Sources

Introduction text for the exhibition Les Sources
Jean & Nicolas Jullien
Galerie Slika
Lyon, France
2020

States of Mind
Wellcome Collection

Exhibition
Publication
2016

Designed at Hato
© Hato

Under Dogs
Jean Jullien

Artist’s book
Event
2018

Designed at Hato
© Hato

Messy Monster and the Cosmic Colours
Rachel Ortas?/?Okido

Children’s book
2017

Designed at Hato
© Hato

 

Martha’s Moths
Joe Gamble

Children’s book
2017

Designed at Hato
© Hato

Hong Kong
The City Book

Publication
2015

Designed at Hato
© Hato

D&AD Festival 2018
New Blood Festival 2018
D&AD

Identity
Digital
Publication
Exhibition
2018

Designed at Hato
© Hato

Pick Me Up 2016
Somerset House

Identity
Exhibition Design
Digital
2016

Designed at Hato
© Hato

Blocks Blocks Blocks
Chiaozza

Artist’s book
2016

Designed at Hato
© Hato

A step by step guide to making terrariums
London Terrariums

Guide book
2017

Designed at Hato
© Hato

Art Map
Brixton Mural Map
Eduardo Paolozzi Map
Art on the Underground

Publications
Designed at Hato
2016—2018

Designed at Hato
© Hato

Riachi Studio

Collective exhibition and pop-up store

With Riachi Studio and Matthew Raw
3m2 gallery
Paris, France
2019

Photographs
©Riachi Studio

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2018
New Contemporaries

Publication
Exhibition design
2018

Designed at Hato
© Hato

Baskin Robbins Seoul
BR x Alexander Girard campaign

Commissioned artworks
Jae Huh & Co
2019

Silver Paintings

Series of 7 paintings
Calligraphy ink on paper
420 x 297mm
2019

Full series could be seen
in the Library section

Ceramics Style (04)

Series of 13 paintings
Watercolours on paper
250 x 338mm
2018

Full series could be seen
in the Library section

Ceramics Style (03)

Series of glazed ceramic vases
Various sizes
2018, work in progress

Rugs

Multicoloured yarns, plastic grid
Various sizes
2018, ongoing series

Photographs © Chloe True

 

The Plant Magazine
Issue 9

Commissioned artworks
2016

Coeurs

Greeting cards
Risographed printed
2017

Ceramics Style (02)

Series of 27 paintings
Watercolours on paper
251 x 160mm
2017

Full series could be seen
in the Library section

Ceramics Style (01)

Series of 29 paintings
Watercolours on paper
210 x 148mm
2017

Full series could be seen
in the Library section

 

Byobu

Series of 7 paintings
Watercolours on Japanese paper
1350 x 350mm
2018, work in progress

 

Roving Jewel

Album cover and vinyl artwork for the French band Archipel
2013

 

Weavy

Art publication published by Mrs Patersons Press and Bee Bee Books
Commissioned artworks
2015

Marbling

Series of marbled papers created during a workshop at LCBA, London
Various sizes
2017

Full series could be seen
in the Library section

Studies

Uncompleted paintings
Acrylic on paper
Various sizes
2016

La Fièvre

Chinese calligraphy ink on paper
297 x 210mm
2018

 

Japanese Faces

Inks on Indian paper
Various sizes
2015-2016

Full series could be seen
in the Library section

Paintings (Untitled)

Series of 30 paintings
Japanese watercolours on paper
148 105mm
2016

Full series could be seen
in the Library section

Paintings (Untitled)

Series of 36 paintings
Japanese watercolours on paper
92 55mm
2017

Full series could be seen
in the Library section

 

Paintings (Untitled)

Series of 8 paintings
Japanese watercolours on paper
148 105mm
2016

Full series could be seen
in the Library section

Paintings (Untitled)

Series of 8 paintings
Japanese watercolours on paper
148 105mm
2016

Full series in Library

Paintings (Untitled)

Series of 21 paintings
Japanese watercolours on paper
148 105mm
2016

Full series could be seen
in the Library section

Paintings (Untitled)

Series of 105 paintings
Japanese watercolours on paper
148 x 105mm
2018

Full series could be seen
in the Library section

 

Paintings (Untitled)

Series of 51 digital collages
Shreds of paper, scanner
148 x 105mm
2016

Full series could be seen
in the Library section

Paintings (Untitled)

Series of 150 paintings
Japanese watercolours on paper
148 105mm
2016

Full series could be seen
in the Library section

Printed Water

Commissioned by Greenwich Peninsula, North Greenwich
In collaboration with Studio Weave
Designed at Hato
2018

Photographs by Mykola Romanovsky
and Total Line Marking (drone view)

© Hato

 

 

Hato Press Stationery (01)

Notebook covers
Printed and published by Hato Press
2014-2018

Photographs © Hato

Hato Press Stationery (02)

Notebook covers, postcards and pencils
Printed and published by Hato Press
2014-2018

Photographs © Hato

Hato Press Stationery (03)

Notebook covers
Printed and published by Hato Press
2014-2018

Photographs © Hato

Hato Press Christmas Market 2017

Artwork for limited-edition Christmas wrapping paper
Hato Press
2017

© Hato

Bollocks to Brexit

Digital artwork
2016

DIY Art Market

Commissioned artwork
2015

Hato Press
Assistant Creative Director
2013-2018

Publishing house and design studio operating in the cultural sector. Responsibilities included: art direction, branding, exhibition design, design for cultural campaigns, workshops as well as print, digital and interactive resources. Clients and collaborators included Wellcome Collection, D&AD, Somerset House, Bloomberg New Contemporaries, British Council, Design Museum, Art on the Underground, Whitechapel Gallery, Jean Jullien, Nous Vous, Okido, Chiaozza, Alice Bowsher, Xavier Antin, Sophie Demay, All Things, Michael Marriott and Sarah Boris.

Slideshow
Selection of Hato Press publications
Photographs © Hato

Studio Hato
Assistant Creative Director
2013-2018

Publishing house and design studio operating in the cultural sector. Responsibilities included: art direction, branding, exhibition design, design for cultural campaigns, workshops as well as print, digital and interactive resources. Clients and collaborators included Wellcome Collection, D&AD, Somerset House, Bloomberg New Contemporaries, British Council, Design Museum, Art on the Underground, Whitechapel Gallery, Jean Jullien, Nous Vous, Okido, Chiaozza, Alice Bowsher, Xavier Antin, Sophie Demay, All Things, Michael Marriott and Sarah Boris.

Slideshow
Selection of Hato projects
Photographs © Hato

Jenny II

Art publication designed by Studio Vie (Austria)
Commissioned illustrations
2014