Pierre-Damien Huyghe is a philosopher and professor at the University of Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne), where he heads the Department of Design Studies. His works focus on technical issues related to the arts and the relationship between art and industry. He has recently authored the following works: Art et Industrie, Philosophie du Bauhaus (2015), À Quoi Tient le Design (2014) and Le Cinéma Avant Après (2012).