People ↔ Design ↔ Code

I design interactions in real life, on screen and via the Internet. I craft contexts, experiences and tools for creatives, companies and clients.

I like to use a holistic approach to projects. It ensures consistency across different channels, it also generally feel kinder and more human.

I code and design for the web; I work across digital strategy, UI/UX design and real life events.

How I can help you

  • Design thinking and research. I use methodologies inspired by lean/agile process. I work with a user centric approach, based on research and analytics. I sketch and program interfaces layout and interactions (UI/UX) for websites and applications.
  • Digital strategy. Research and development for websites, newsletters, social networks. It encompasses sketch and proposal, design, development, templates, content, tools and implementation. I can help you plan around key dates, objectives and targets.
  • Web Technology. According to the project scope, I can build websites, prototypes and applications. I can advise your team to better design and plan around technological challenges. I can help you understand and deploy better process with online tools.

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Jerome Rigaud
tel: 00447878957200

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Co-founder of the design platform, online shop and event practice that sells and commissions new work from contemporary designers
Role: Art Director and Project Manager.
DesignMarketo organises experiences and environments where guests discover Food and Design through conviviality.
DesignMarketo develops projects, international exhibitions, workshops, lectures and dinners for a wide design curious audience and works for creatives brands and daring institutions.
Jerome Rigaud and Alexandre Bettler founded DesignMarketo in 2007.

Curator App

Co-founder of the visual creative app.
Role: Promotion, Marketing, Online Tools and Web Development and Data Analysis
For the past two years, I have been in charge of gathering and analysing facts around the app usage. I helped plan its development tree, develop content and promotion. I designed, developed and deployed the Safari Extension, worked on the website and the backend. I assisted with design, planning and development strategy leading to repeated promotion in Best New Apps section in the Apple App Store. The app received wide appreciations from creatives around the world.
Curator: Collect, Organise, Present
Curator on the app store

Curator Journal

Role: Curation, Design and Website Development
Curator Journal is a deep dive into some exhibitions and the designers’ Creative Process during London Design Festival at Brompton Design District.
Curator Journal issue 1

“Grain for Thoughts” workshops at the Barbican Centre

Role: Curation, Project Management
DesignMarketo presented a series of workshops involving sensorial discoveries and food led by Pia Wüstenberg, Lauren Davies, AVM Curiosities and Study O Portable.
Grain for Thoughts

Make / We See Beauty

Role: Design, Development, Website Prototyping
I assisted the creative director in defining digital directions, UI and UX for the brand.

“Perfume, Sir?” with Le Labo

Role: Art Direction and Project Management
DesignMarketo created a series of experiential events around Pepper including: a commissions to designers, an exhibition, a bar and a series of designed diners.
Perfume, Sir?

Interieur Bistro - Kortrijk Design Biennal

Role: Art Direction and Project Management
DesignMarketo created an exhibition which was also a 200 seats restaurant for the high profile european design biennale.
Interieur Bistro

Just William, for Material Organisation

Role: Technology Consulting and Website Development
I assisted Material Organisation’s creative team and developed their vision for the website (products catalogue, stories and shop).
Just William Material Organisation


Daniel Nordh Curator & Co Ltd

Jerome was invaluable in growing Curator’s audience through creative uses of data, PR, outreach and event organising. He has a rare and unique mix of skills spanning design, coding and strategic thinking enabling him to build and iterate on products very quickly with immediate results.

Ariana Mouyiaris MAKE / Haptic Thought
Creative Director

Jerome is as imaginative and inspired creative thinker and coder. He utilises a unique skill set of hands-on programming expertise (on-and-off-line) with a rigorous and expansive knowledge of his fields (whether web design, event management, promotion or digital strategy). He is curious and enjoys creative challenges that push established boundaries and aesthetics, to create custom sites. His process is streamlined and effective. Jerome is truly a pleasure to work and collaborate with.

Oscar Diaz Muji / Hermès
Product Designer

Jerome is a resourceful designer that can assemble and lead teams to complete complex and demanding projects.

Sicco Diemer Winkreative / Tom Ford / Mario Testino
Creative Consultant

Jerome Rigaud is a creative and strategic thinker. Jerome combines methodical rigour with intuitive flair, technological excellence and aesthetic understanding. Jerome is an inspiring collaborator and a pleasure to work with.

Damien Poulain
Publisher at oodee, Creative Director

Jerome and I collaborated on various projects to deliver the most outstanding websites. Jerome is a great thinker who brings intelligence to a working team

Johanna Agermann Ross Disegno Magazine / Tack Press
Founder, Editor

DesignMarketo are experts at putting on creative and inspiring events.

Dan Rubinstein The New York Times Style Magazine

The Perfume Sir exhibition did what DesignMarketo does best—challenging the status quo of design with beautiful results.

Clients include

Royal College of Art Design Museum
Ecal Disegno Magazine
The Serpentine Gallery Somerset House
Maison Martin Margiela Arabeschi Di Latte
Maureen Paley Domaine de Boisbuchet
Domus magazine William & Sons, Just William
Martino Gamper University of the Arts, London
Leon Ransmeier ALBA university, Beyrouth
St Bride Library JJMarshall Associates
Jerzy Seymour Makin Jan Ma
Max Lamb Passion Picture
Digitalism Independent
Build Sony / PlayStation season
Trim Editing Ravensbourne College, London
Vassilis Karidis Gaelle Denis
Daniel Charny Joji Koyama, Woof Wan Bau
Alexander Taylor Hi-Res
The Aram Gallery Larke Optics
Photo Fusion Victoria & Albert Museum
Hollybush Gardens Barbican Art Centre
Merz Akademie, Stuttgart Dapper Dan
Gasworks Sang Bleu
Raking Leaves Field Day festival
1-54 African Art Fair
Daft Punk
British Council