After a background in Textile Design, Ines Bressand (1989) graduated from the Social Design Master of the Design Academy Eindhoven, 2013. Her approach is based on materials and collaborations with the craftsmen mastering it. With them, she develops new ways of working, a step away from tradition, aiming to produce new pieces in a cross-fertilization process. Her most representative works is a series of straw baskets made with weavers in Ghana. Beside working on her collaborative projects in France, she is regularly in Africa as a freelance designer.