SAMARE STUDIO is based in Montreal, with offices in Milan. It offers design and interior consulting services and produces its own portfolio of objects entirely handmade in Canada. Following the growing demand for customized objects, Samare Studio also offers unique design items, which transcend the needs of specific clients and projects.
Nicolas Bellavance-Lecompte, born in Montreal, he grew up in Gaspésie on the St-Laurence gulf. Nicolas received his Bachelor in Architecture from the University of Montreal before moving to Europe where he completed his education at the I.U.A.V in Italy and at the Kunsthochschule Berlin Weissensee in Germany where he got his Master Degree in Interdisciplinary Creation. After different collaborations with the German artist Thomas Demand and Berlin Design brands, he founded Samare Studio with his partners, rediscovering a strong link to his natal country and his cultural heredity. Actually lives and works in Milan, Italy.
Patrick M. de Barros is canadian and received his bachelor's and master's degrees in architecture from Université de Montréal. Over the years, Patrick has participated in several creative laboratories worldwide, namely in Lyon (france), Syracusa (italy) and Montreal. Patrick co-founded Pecha Kucha Montréal and sits on the board of directors of Laboratoire créatif de Montréal. He is currently based in Montreal, where he has developed a notable expertise in architecture through his involvement in various institutional projects both in canada and abroad.