Laurent Buttazzoni is an acclaimed French architect and interior designer based in Paris. After collaborating side-by-side with Andree Putman for seven years, in 1995 Buttazzoni started his own design agency, now called Laurent Buttazzoni Architecture Intérieure. His projects, including the Thaddeus Ropac Gallery in Pantin, are known for their rigor and contemporary elegance as well as their deep sense of culture. Buttazzoni is regularly featured in Architectural Digest, Elle Décor and Wallpaper. For Tai Ping, Buttazzoni created five designs, each in multiple colourways, for the Galerie collection.