Senior Lecturer, Sustainable Product Design

Product designer educated in Ensaama, Paris and BIAD, Birmingham, over the last ten years évY has evolved a highly original approach to design by developing concepts on holistic usage. They defy our assumptions using innovative scenarios, materials, processes and exploring sustainability principles.  

has been commissioned independently and as a collaborator on international projects centering on sustainable innovation and global design. Collaborations include working with Pimliko on eco-project and packaging, XXM Architectures on bio-pilot project for Naturalia store, design collaboration with Lago in Italy and artistic collaborations with Ravi Deepres for WayneMcGregor at the Royal Opera House and the Met, NY. 

évY also contributes to academic research through publications, exhibition and guest talks. She runs lectures, masterclasses and workshops in Europe and International universities. Furthermore she is in charge of the lab creative component of the research platform ‘EcoDesign Observatoire’, Paris.

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Contact details

Telephone 01326255613



Year Qualification Awarding body
2006 MA BIAD, Birmingham Product Design
2004 BTS ENSAAMA, Paris. French technician degree in Industrial Design

Honors and awards

Year Description

Jardins Jardin aux Tuileries, Paris. Award Laureat Innovation Product Prize


Now ! le off, 9-13 September, Paris. Pre selection Rado Prize France


Cumulus, HongKong. Abstracts and Artefacts selected for Open Design For Environment Exhibition


Mikser Festival, Belgrade. Green Award. Para - Light design sun powered.


BHV, Paris. Shortlisted competition & Exhibition ‘Lumières sur l’art’.


Cele - Paris Council. ‘Paris Young Owner-manager’ Prize winner. Sustainability.

Research Interests

Research interests and expertise

Research initiation study on sustainable design development of innovative concept-products through holistic approach, design process, experimentation from cutting edge technology to craftsmanship skills and local scale to light industrial production. 

Material are playing a key role especially bio-material exploration and scientific research lab collaboration.

Series of slowmade objects based on classical elements - Earth, Sun, Air, Wood, Quintessence -  essential primal drivers and horizontal evolution, which challenge emotional connection, playful and aesthetic awareness to create unique and biodiverse artefacts and installation. 

Research Topics

  • Bio-material
  • Circular economy
  • Cradle to Cradle
  • Design thinking/ system/ making
  • Digital technology & manufacturing
  • Energy
  • human centred approaches

Research Outputs

Publications and research outputs

  • Dutheil, Evy

    (2019), Eco-Pebble, In: « Jouer, bouger, bricoler, recycler » Design Market, 11/09/19 to 15/09/19, Paris, Item availability may be restricted.
  • Dutheil, Evy and Deepres, Ravi

    (2018), Utopias: Sustainable Ethos Design, In: International Open Elective 2019 Ghandhi and Desigh, 21 Jan - 01 Feb 2019, Ahmedabad
  • McGregor, Wayne

    (2018), AfteRite and Woolf Works, In: AfteRite, 21 May 2018, New York,London
  • McGregor, Ravi, Deepres, Wayne, Dutheil, Evy, MET and THE ROYAL BALLET

    (2018), AfteRite and Woolf Works, New York,London, Item availability may be restricted.
  • Dutheil, Evy

    (2017), Bigger SerieS: Classical Element - Air, In: Now le off, 8-16 Sept 2017, Paris
  • Dutheil, Evy

    (2016), Five Classical Elements: Earth, Wood, Fir, Air, Quintessence, In: Open Design for E-very-thing, Hong Kong Design Institute and Cumulus International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media, Hong Kong, pp. 467-469, ISBN: ISBN 978-952-60-0080-0 (print) ISBN 978-952-60-0081-7 (pdf)



NID, Ahmedabad: Workshop & Exhibition show on Heritage & Digital Design for the Open International Electives



Jardins Jardin aux Tuileries Paris with workshop outcome of Autograf students



Shenzhen University: Speaker at the Culture, Design, Innovation Biennale & BCU Students Exhibition Curation



University of Brighton: Guest Speaker - Panel discussion on Design, Science, Trade Conference



SUIC Sipalkorn University, Bangkok: Guest Lecture for Ba Graphics Communication



DMY, Berlin: Open Innovation - Elevator Speech: Design meets Technology


Areas of teaching

  • Global Responsible Design

Courses taught

  • Sustainable Product Design BA(Hons)

Professional Engagement

Independent professional practice

Involved on collaborative international industry design project valuing pioneering idea and sustainability on packaging, product, interior, pilot project, brand design and artistic projects. 

Developing a range of sustainable concept-product artefacts which have been exhibited in Paris, Belgrade, Hong Kong, London.

Engagement with professional associations and societies

Observatoire de l’EcoDesign, Paris. Research Plateform, team Member.
AFD - French Alliance Designer - Associate Member