Manon Gicquel began her career as an architect at the renowned Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) in New York before expanding into the fashion industry as a director. She has collaborated with esteemed photographers including Steve Hiett, Miles Aldridge, Sarah Moon and Sheila Metzner for Vogue Italy and Dior Magazine and has directed advertising campaigns for iconic brands such as Chanel, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Armani and Hugo Boss.
With an understanding of the interdependence of different design disciplines and how they can complement and enhance each other, Manon founded DICE, a Paris-based design studio specializing in art direction, branding, design, visual identity and web design. Through DICE, Manon brings her creativity to a wide range of clients.
Manon's personal photographic work is inspired by a strong dedication to cities that have undergone industrial changes or are home to underprivileged populations. Her poignant images, sometimes employing a wry sensibility, aim to capture often-overlooked realities and highlight the impact of society on individuals and their surroundings.
Manon has recently directed a mini-series documentary of 14 episodes for FranceTV about women directors, which aired during the Cannes Film Festival. Through her work, she showcases inspiring stories and empowers women in the industry. Manon's aesthetic is characterized by her ability to create visually stunning and engaging content that captures the essence of her subjects. Currently, she is working on the season 2, set to dive deeper into the world of female filmmaking.