Parisian-born Lisa Allegra first began working with clay during her time at the École Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs. She immediately fell in love with ceramics : a process that is ancestral yet playful, accessible yet unpredictable.
After graduating with a degree in furniture design in 2010, Allegra worked for Tsé & Tsé Associées and for Constance Guisset. As a freelance designer, she made pieces that were shown by the VIA and Nelly Rodi.
After travelling through Asia, the US and Brazil for almost a year, she joined Diptyque's visual merchandising team and was in charge of the creation of the store's windows worldwide.
Lisa Allegra is now based in Barcelona, where she recently launched her own brand of ceramic lighting and furniture.
Looking to develop a different, sustainable business model, Allegra creates small collections of durable objects, on the theme of contrast and balance. Each piece is hand-crafted by the designer in her Barcelona studio.
Lisa Allegra's pieces are designed and created as collections, but each is ultimately unique, being shaped by hand.