The Duo

ATYPYK IS NOT A FAMILY BUSINESS, IT’S A FRIENDLY BUSINESS.

 


 

ivan-duval

© Photo Bertrand Noel

IVAN DUVAL

1967 NOT MY CHOICE, BUT FRANCE IS A GOOD PLACE TO BE BORN. ONLY CHILD.
1968 MOVE FROM LILLE TO PARIS
1970′S GET SOME PICTURES OF ME WITH STRANGE ELEPHANT FEET TROUSERS.
1974 FIGHT HARD TO WIN A GOLD MEDAL PRACTICING JUDO (YELLOW BELT)
1981 HEARD NEIGHBORS SCREAMING AND SHOUTING AT 8PM ON MAY,10TH.
1982 ASKS FOR A CAMERA, GET INTO A PHOTOGRAPHER CLUB.
1983 LISTEN RICHARD GOTAINER RECORD.
1986 ADVERTISING SCHOOL.
1988 WORKS IN SMALL ADVERTISING AGENCY.
1988 MEETS JEAN SÉBASTIEN.
1989 FIRST COLLABORATION WITH JEAN SÉBASTIEN, MAKES OBJECTS WITH PLANE PARTS.
1989 FIREMAN FOR 1 YEAR
1990 SPENDS 3 MONTHS IN NEW YORK, DOING EVERYTHING AND NOTHING.
1990 WORKS IN ANOTHER SMALL ADVERTISING AGENCY.
1991 MEETS LOVE.
1990 WORKS IN ANOTHER SMALL ADVERTISING AGENCY.
1992 WORKS IN BIG ADVERTISING AGENCY. FINALLY.
1997 FIRST AND LAST EXHIBITION AS A PAINTER.
1999 QUITS ADVERTISING.
1999 STARTS ATYPYK.
1999 DAD FOR THE FIRST TIME. TWO LITTLE BOYS (TWINS).
2003 LOOKING FOR A NEW PLACE TO LIVE WITH MY FAMILY. PARIS DISTRICT 10.
2004 FIND THE RIGHT PLACE.
2005 ATYPYK TAKES OVER THE US
2006 MEETS LOVE AGAIN. VERY FIRST TRIP IN ASIA
2007 SEEMS PRETTY SERIOUS… LET ME INTRODUCE YOU BRIGITTE.
2008 MOVE INTO THE NICEST FLAT IN THE WORLD.
2009 TALKING ABOUT WEEDING AND YOGA.
2010 ASK HER HAND TO HER FATHER. HE THOUGHT I WAS KIDDING.
2011 WORKING ALL YEAR LONG TO SPEND HOLIDAYS FAR FROM HERE. ASIA IS QUITE BIG.
2012 ATYPYK’S PARTY FOR ITS 13TH BIRTHDAY. THE PLAYLIST WAS GREAT.
2013 ATYPYK NEW WEBSITE. LOVE IT.

 


 

jean-sebastien-ides

© Photo Bertrand Noel

JEAN SÉBASTIEN IDES

1968 BORN, ALMOST IN 69.
1969 SUCKS MILK AND SLEEPS A LOT.
1970 REFUSES TO WALK.
1971 WALKS (FINALLY) AND SAYS “MUMMY”.
1972 DISCOVERS THE PLEASURES OF BICYCLING.
1973 EXPERIENCES BEING SPANKED AT THE FIRST DAY OF PRIMARY SCHOOL.
1974 READS AND WRITES BUT CAN’T STAND SCHOOL.
1975 FALLS IN LOVE WITH PRISCILLIA.
1976 WINS ALL THE MARBLES IN THE SCHOOL YARD.
1977 PARENTS FORCES ME INTO BEING A BOY SCOUT.
1978 SCRIBBLES A LOT. TOO OUT OF TUNE TO SING AT SONG LESSONS!
1979 DREAMS OF BECOMING A FARMER.
1980 FIRST REAL KISS AT THE CINEMA.
1981 FIRST COMMUNION AND THE BEGINNING OF PUBERTY.
1982 ARGUES A LOT WITH BROTHER AND SISTER AND EVERYBODY ELSE…
1983 REPEATS CLASS, DRAWS, GOES OUT. END OF PLAYING WITH TOYS.
1984 SMOKES MY FIRST CIGARETTE. HATES WINE.
1985 EVERYBODY’S TELLING ME THAT I’M NEVER GONNA MAKE IT IN LIFE. I BELIEVE IT.
1986 APPLIES TO FINE ART SCHOOL. SUCCEEDS, GENERAL SURPRISE
1987 LEARNS, DRAWS AND EXPERIMENTS A LOT.
1988 PASSES THE EXAMS. TRAVELS FOR SEVERAL MONTHS ON MY OWN. FALLS IN LOVE, AGAIN.
1989 ENROLLS ANOTHER FINE ARTS SCHOOL. CREATES COMICS. LIKES WINE. FINALLY.
1990 ENTERS DESIGN SCHOOL. WORK. PARTY. WORK. PARTY. WORK. PARTY.
1991 WORK. PARTY. WORK. PARTY. WORK. PARTY. WORK. WORK. WORK. PASSES THE EXAMS.
1992 REST. STARTS FREELANCING. WORKS DAY AND NIGHT, EARNS NOTHING.
1993 WORKS DAY AND NIGHT, EARNING NOTHING. BREAKS UP WITH GIRLFRIEND.
1994 WORKS DAY AND NIGHT, EARNING NOTHING. FALLS IN LOVE. AGAIN.
1995 WORKS DAY AND NIGHT, EARNING NOTHING. SMOKES AND DRINKS TOO MUCH.
1996 SABBATICAL YEAR IN OSLO.
1997 WORKS ONLY DURING DAY. EARNING IS OK. LAUNCHES “COWSTICK”.
1998 LIVES AND WORKS IN OSLO. DEVELOPS ATYPYK. SINGLE.
1999 LIVES AND WORKS IN OSLO. DEVELOPS ATYPYK. SINGLE.
2000 STILL BEING SINGLE. BUT READY TO MINGLE.
2001 RETURNS TO PARIS. ATYPYK. ATYPYK. ATYPYK. AND ATYPYK.
2002 RETURNS TO OSLO. FALLS IN LOVE FOR GOOD. ATYPYK. LOVE. ATYPYK. LOVE. AND SNOW.
2003 LIVE AND LOVE IN OSLO. WORK IN PARIS WITH ATYPYK.
2004 GET MORE AND MORE PASSIONATED BY VINTAGE BICYCLES.
2005 ATYPYK TAKES OVER THE US.
2006 BACK FROM THE US
2007 FALLS INTO A STATE OF HIBERNATION
2008 WAKES UP SLOWLY, MOVE BACK TO PARIS. DOESN’T FEEL MIDLIFE CRISIS.
2009 LIVES ON A COACH. DOESN’T WANT TO HEAR ABOUT LOVE, EVER.
2010 FOUND A PLACE TO SLEEP. RIDES SKATE BOARD, BREAKS ARM.
2011 ECONOMICAL CRISIS, BUT STILL NO MIDLIFE CRISIS.
2012 ATYPYK’S PARTY FOR ITS 13TH BIRTHDAY. USES A YEAR TO “REPARE” FROM A HEAVY BIKE CRASH.
2013 …