Augustin Scott de Martinville is French and Swiss, born in 1980. He grew up in Beijing, Hong Kong and Paris. He studied industrial design at ECAL, where he graduated in 2003 and 2005. Professor at ECAL, he created the MAS Design for Luxury & Craftmannship program, which he directed from 2008 to 2012, and directed the Master of Product Design from 2012 to 2014.
Augustin Scott de Martinville, Grégoire Jeanmonod and Elric Petit are BIG-GAME. As design studio based in Lausanne, they describe their work as simple, functional and optimistic.The trio produces a variety of products and accessories for companies such as Alessi, Hay, Karimoku, Muji, Magis, Nespresso and Moustache. BIG-GAME’s work is accessible, charming and, above all, useful. The studio has received numerous awards including the Swiss Design Award, the iF design award, the Wallpaper Design Award, the Good Design Award, the Hublot Design Award and Design Preis Schweiz. BIG-GAME's works are held in prestigious design collections worldwide such as Museum für Gestaltung in Zurich, the Musée du Grand-Hornu in Boussu, Belgium, the Centre Georges Pompidou as well as the MoMA and the mudac in Lausanne.