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ART RECHERCHE INDUSTRIE
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GENERAL CREATIVE AGENCY

Art Recherche Industrie is an art direction agency active in major aesthetic fields (architecture, typography, graphic design, photography, writing, product development, development of brand philosophies, redefinition of identities). It distinguishes itself by an original modus operandi: advocating home-made and zero-outsourcing. The agency works under the direction of Ramdane Touhami.

Art Recherche Industrie – Works

ARI, THE GAME

Fashion, design and art definitely deserved a game! Many will laugh, others… much less. If you’re cool, this game will come to you naturally. If not, we’re so sorry. That’s life, bye bye. Complete design from the box to the banknote. Design Ramdane for Art Recherche Industrie.

OFFICINE UNIVERSELLE BULY

In the backyard of the boutique in the Marais, there is a small cabin decorated with blue earthenware where specialists in Japanese methods give massages, treatments and facials. This unique experience detoxifies the body, softens the skin and relieves tensions.Design Ramdane Touhami for Art Recherche Industrie.

EL TIEMPO DEL POSTINO

At the request of Philippe Parreno and Hans Ulbrich Obrist, creation of costumes for the opera “”Tiempo Del Postino”” in Manchester. Designs and development of the costumes will be done in close collaboration with renowned artists such as Douglas Gordon, Carsten Holler, Pierre Hyugues, Matthew Barney. Design Ramdane Touhami for Art Recherche Industrie.

OFFICINE UNIVERSELLE BULY

Development of a restructuring and fragrant dry oil for a sublimated body and hair. Inspired by the cosmetic and medicinal uses of plant oils and macerates in Ancient Greece, from which it takes its name, it is among the best-sellers of the Officine Universel Buly. This combination of sesame and apricot oil is the perfect nourishing nectar for the skin. The bottle is adorned with a basket-handle label, displaying engravings, molded pilasters, honeycomb and striated background. Design Ramdane Touhami for Art Recherche Industrie. Delivery : April 2014 [less]

ARI – Font design

This singular typography called “Cassandre” is used for product subtitles and is an alternative composition in l’Officine Universelle Buly press releases. Custom-made typeface developed to ensure a graphic charter in the continuity of the brand’s history. Design Ramdane Touhami for Art Recherche Industrie.

OFFICINE UNIVERSELLE BULY

As an integral part of the Officine Universelle boutique on Saintonge street, this elegant reconstruction of the Grand Café Tortoni brings us back to Paris in the 19th century. This wooden and marble café offers a menu which is as surprising as traditional: Italian ice creams, homemade iced teas, Japanese sodas and other gourmet pastries served either on small silver trays or on crockery specially developped for the space. Design Ramdane Touhami for Art Recherche Industrie.

OFFICINE UNIVERSELLE BULY

Located in the bustling Nihonbashi district, Tokyo’s Takashimaya department store welcomes a boutique designed like a doll’s house. At the crossroads of eras, it combines the strength of the past with futuristic ingenuity. Design Ramdane Touhami for Art Recherche Industrie.

OFFICINE UNIVERSELLE BULY

Creation of a corner of the Officine Universelle Buly for the Korean department store Hyundai. Sleek concrete elements are blended with 19th century French aesthetic. Design Ramdane Touhami for Art Recherche Industrie.

OFFICINE UNIVERSELLE BULY

Development of a micellar water with St. John’s wort extract and orange blossom water. The Eau Rectifiée cleanses, smoothes and embellishes the complexion. Packaged in a white lacquered bottle with a two-colour hexagonal label and embossed emblems. Design Ramdane Touhami for Art Recherche Industrie.