Bonnefille is a French artist, painter, designer
and “Maître d’Art” (Art Master) whose work is
created from the materials and texture of
earth, from mineral powders, limestone, lava,
marble, gold, natural pigments and metallic
He draws his inspiration from the colours of nature with architectural
references from civilisations past and present. His creations are manifestations
of moments in his life which he captures through art, creating a physical
representation of emotions, times and places.
Pierre Bonnefille creates his colour palettes starting with the earth and the
materials that he collects, and then analyzes their colorimetric structures.
The intensity, the colour and the movements of the light propose a ceaseless,
new interpretation of colours and textures created by Pierre Bonnefille, giving
them a unique and particular identity.
Inpired by nature and landscapes, the lively and vibrant surfaces of Pierre
Bonnefille’s work, an artist of color and material, fill the room, creating a
unique experience that plays on the senses.
Far from traditional bronze work, Pierre Bonnefille only uses a specially
created powder in his “Bronze Paintings” series which he transforms with
his unique language to form a very personal and unusual approach. The
materiality of the bronze finds itself just as suspended in a metallic mesh,
revealing landscapes, aquatic reflections and silky traces.
Vibrating and finely shaded, the metallic substance resonates in the light
under the eye and hand of the artist, transposing his visions on his
A nurturing calm emanates from these creations, expressions of the
strength of the artist’s pictorial movement, exciting the imaginary and
leading the subconscious in an intuitive journey.
The inimitable savoir-faire in Pierre Bonnefille’s wall compositions and
home pieces have, for 30 years, taken the form of creations across the
globe, from private projects, to institutions, to luxury brands with
renowned architects and decorators, among them Christian Liaigre, Bruno
Moinard, Renzo Piano, Rena Dumas, Michel Boyer, Rémi Tessier,
Isabelle Stanislas, David Collins, Andrée Putman, Yves Taralon, Starck,
Fédérica Pallacios and Olivier Gagnère.