Since launching in 2010
Forget Me Not was founded by Coco Brun, a French art director / designer whose striking signature style combines old-school processes such as painting and hand drawing with modern digital tools.
Coco was born in Douarnenez in France. After five years studying fine arts in Paris, she forged a successful career as a communication consultant for up-and-coming European fashion designers as well as leading couture houses.
In 2004, a move to London, saw her develop an international; reputation as an illustrator, creating imagery for major publications spanning both independent and mainstream press, and including titles such as Vogue, ELLE, Vanity Fair, Interview, Nylon and Muse. In addition, her work has been published in publications including Taschen, Gestalten, Victionary, and has featured in exhibitions and installations in exhibitions in London, Paris, Los Angeles and Barcelona. It was during her time in London that Coco also conceived and launched Forget Me Not. Drawing on her passion for interiors, her background in fashion and her knowledge of product design, Coco’s signature style is the result of her idiosyncratic blending of diverse techniques. her unique aesthetics is an alluring mix of visual restraint and minimalism with a dash of left-field, pop-infused fun.
These days, Coco – who sees her work as a bridge between craft, industry and luxury goods – is interested in forging links between her research-based practice and the wider industry. Experimenting across different fields, in varied genres and with assorted materials, she has added pattern and product designer to her impressive repertoire, winning commissions from, and collaborations with, a wide variety of clients, including limited editions for design galleries, concept stores and Luxury retailers such as Barneys, Colette, Club 21, Tomorrowland, Moma, New New York Museum, Palais de Tokyo, Paris.