Patrick Jouin was born in Nantes, France in 1967. After graduating from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Creation Industrielle (ENSCI) in 1992, Jouin started working as a designer at "Compagnie des Wagon-Lits" and "Tim Thom" Thomson Multimedia.
In 1995, he joined Philippe Starck's studio in Paris and in 1998, he opened his own studio.
Founded in a desire to make exceptional modern experiences, it did not take long before the studio expanded from mere product design to entire interiors and full scale architectural projects.
Designer for Thomson, Ligne Roset, Renault, Cassina, Murano, Kartell, Jouin was awarded the "Designer of the year" prize in 2003 for "Maison & Objet". He collaborated with Alain Ducasse designing many restaurants such as the Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée, Be boulangerie-epicerie, in Paris, and Mix New York restaurant.
In 2004, Patrick Jouin also established a research atelier for furniture, which lead him to explore new techniques and materials, and resulted in the Solid collection.