Etienne Fermigier is a French designer (1932-1973). Born in Paris, he studied at the Boulle School and then graduated from the School of Decorative Art in 1957. The same year, he opened his own studio in which he devoted to interior architecture and industrial design. In 1959, he created with his friend Pierre Perrigault, the « Meubles et Fonction » gallery. Contemporary French, Italian and Nordic furnitures are presented there, and some of his creations are published there. His others realizations were distributed by the greatest publishers of the time: he designed furnitures and seats for Airborne, Arflex, Sentou, Roset, Steiner or Minvielle, and lightings for Disderot and Verre Lumière. He also collaborated with the Mobilier National. Etienne Fermigier also created industrial objects such as radios, televisions or offices furnitures. In 1967, he received the René-Gabriel prize. The designer taught at the Camondo school and was a founding member of the National Center for Contemporain Applied Art. He died accidentally in 1973, at the age of 41. Etienne Fermigier had an important place on the French design scene.