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“The pressure of the hand causes the springs of life to flow.”
– Tokujiro Namikoshi

Patjiro is the creation of Senior Vehicle Designer Patrick Giraud, former HONDA designer tutoring at the ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART.

While working in Japan he practices the art of japanese calligraphy with master Koyo Endo. Now he uses it to work or to teach hight lights and line drawings. More over as a Sculptor, he enhances sculptural designs (“moving sculpture”, “Fluidic Sculpture”) with hands-on approach in connection with sketching.

He is running some intensive creative industry MASTER CLASS mixing hands-on approach and new technologies to generate and to visualised innovative new concepts:

1 Hands on materials workshop
2 industrial clay workshop
3 calligraphy workshop

Please contact me if you need sculptural design artworks or workshops.

patjiro (at) hotmail.fr



‘le design c’est comme la cuisine, il faut tous les ingrédients sur la table.’
Design is like cooking you need all the ingredients on the table.

‘le graphisme, le design c’est la gestion des espaces blancs, c’est comme la musique, ce qui fait la beauté d’une musique, c’est de savoir gérer les silences.’
The important thing is the management of white space, it’s like the music, making the beauty of music is able to manage the silences. ‘

‘Pour réussir un dessin, il faut être libre du début à la fin’
You have to be free from the beginning to the end of a drawing to get the best result possible.