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FOUNDED in 2010 by Diane Parenteau, designer, graphic artist, and by Arto Dokouzian, designer, photographer, illustrator.

LOCATED in Montreal, a dynamic city enriched by both ethnic and linguistic diversity. Fertile ground for creativity and innovation, Montréal became a UNESCO City of Design in 2006.

STARTED with a Paper Collection printed on ecological paper.

DESIGNED the notebook series IN THE MARGIN, KM, PROJET,
the BOOKMARK Notebooks, the SKETCHNOTES Calendar and the PARLEZ-VOUS FRANÇAIS? postcards.

SELECTED by Bureau du Design City of Montréal to be part of the Catalogue CODE Souvenir Montréal since 2011.

PARTICIPATED in all edition of LOUD+CLEAR, Souk @ SAT 2012- 2013, Design Montréal Open House 2013, CODE Souvenir Montréal Pop-Up Store at C2-MTL and SIDIM 2013, Smart Design Market 2013, Toronto Designboom Mart 2015, I was there, Montreal meets Graz for the Designmonat in Austria 2015.

PRESENTED a Workshop "The birth of Ideas in spontaneity" to the masters in Exhibition Design at the FH | Joanneum University in Graz, Austria.

SOLD in Museum Boutiques, Stationaries, and Gift/Design/Lifestyle Stores.

SEEN in CANADA  Montreal Canadian Centre of Architecture (CCA), Espace Pépin Maison, Contemporary Art Museum, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, McCord Museum, Pointe-à-Callière Museum, Papeterie Casse-noisette, Galerie CO, Au Papier Japonais, UdeM Aménagement… Quebec Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Le Parchemin du Roy… Ottawa Paper-Papier, The Papery… Toronto Spacing, Swipe…  Vancouver Vancouver Art Gallery, Paper Ya…  UNITED STATES Chicago Lost Crates… San Francisco Flax Art & Design…  AUSTRIA Linz Lentos Kuntsmuseum… FRANCE Paris Colette, Le Bon Marché, Le Carré d’Encre, L’Adresse / Musée de la Poste… Montpellier RBC Design Center Saint-Étienne Cité du Design…  UNITED KINGDOM London and Brighton The Lollipop Shoppe…   KUWAIT Kuwait City Creative Things.

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READ On That Blog It’s a well known fact that the Moleskine notebook is irreplaceable, but these are prime substitutes for those days you feel like changing things up a bit. The Montréal based company, COUPLE d’IDÉES, created these beauties with one thing in mind : to encourage people to “unleash (their) creativity, and think outside the lines.” Acquire Mag With everyone going digital its always great to see independent brands like COUPLE d’IDÉES launch beautiful notebooks and stationery.  Elle Québec Avec les cahiers de la série « km », imprimés au Québec sur papier recyclé, nos bonnes idées tiendront la route !  Grafika De nouveaux cahiers pour encourager la créativité.  Sophie Durocher / Clin d’oeil Pour le design, pour l’originalité et pour l’écologie trois fois bravo ! Applied Arts Magazine A Montreal graphic arts couple came up with a couple of good ideas. Le Devoir La série des cahiers « en marge » de COUPLE d’IDÉES parmi les coups de cœur d’Azamit du Souk @ SAT 2012. Michelle Little | Roasted I think knowing that if I wrote through all four of these notebooks I’d have written 1 km of words would be inspiration enough to work. Bonus – the company is from Montreal ! Casa | Suzanne Duquette Le métier de designer ne s’improvise pas, il prend du temps, de la patience, de l’énergie. L’aventure créative et commerciale de Couple d’idées est inspirante.

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