Digital production
& creative studio,
specialized in innovative
interactive solutions,
groundbreaking user interfaces
and storytelling.

Merci-Michel was founded in 2012 by Adrien, Antoine & Pierre-Francois. Our philosophy: Convey emotion through images, animations, sound & interactivity / focus on user-centric solutions, while considering strategy and brand image. We are: Graphic designers, Developers, Illustrators, Photographers, Directors, 3D Artists, Motion & Sound Designers. Below is a selection of our most recent projects. — Any requests? Contact us.
VW Sports Cars
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We are proud to announce our first collaboration with DDB Paris, for Volkswagen France. If you like the tire screeches and the roaring of big motors, you'll like the Sports Cars by VW! Enter the odd warehouse, where the very best of the brand is secretly guarded: Golf GTI, Golf R, Golf Cab R, Polo R WRC and more to come! We worked hand in hand with the DDB Paris and MacGuff studio, to create an intense 3D universe that showcase the cars. 360° rotation views, design & performance features, videos and web links offer the user to compare and learn more about their favorite sports vehicles. The experience is adapted to desktops and tablets, using the latests canvas and web audio HTML5 features. A lighter version, but still giving access to all the contents, is accessible on your smartphone! Get ready for an amazing ride!

Awards & recognitions:
Adobe Cutting Edge Project of the Week April 14 - 2014
FWA Site of the Day March 13 - 2014
Awwwards Site of the Month March - 2014
Awwwards Site of the Day March 07 - 2014

Origami Petit Bateau
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For the last Petit Bateau "Paré à plier" campaign, the agency 84.Paris call on Merci-Michel to produce a short film made in "stop motion". A cute little story about an origami, told by hands. Concept and creative direction by 84.Paris, film production by Merci-Michel. Discover the great adventure of Suzanne and Joseph, come sail with them!

Berges de Seine
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Discover the brand new colorful Berges de Seine module, presenting all the installations along La Seine embankment. The Emmarchement, the Archipelago or the birthday Teepes are waiting for you! Once again, 84.Paris agency trust Merci-Michel to create this interactive 3D ramble, in an off-the-wall style, developed in full html5 for a better accessibility. Les Berges are yours, take hold of them!

Awards & recognitions:
Awwwards Honorable Mention February 20 - 2014

Sonia Rykiel FW/13
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We did it again! Here is our new collab with 84.Paris, for Sonia Rykiel. A pure and elegant lookbook for the Autumn Winter 2013 collection. Based on a campaign's art direction signed by M/M Paris, we created a colorful micro-site, with smooth animations using light & shadow, cadenced by the new track of La Femme. The website is developed in HTML5 for a full compatibility across different devices. Enter the unique Sonia Rykiel's universe through the keyhole...

Awards & recognitions:
Awwwards Site of the Day Oct. 02 - 2013
FWA Site of the Day Nov. 11 - 2013

Sonia by Sonia Rykiel
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For our first collaboration, the 84.Paris agency asked Merci-Michel to produce the new website, the prêt-à-porter designer label by Sonia Rykiel. This results in an original and dynamic lookbook, based on an interactive video principle in which the user can click anytime on the image to discover a look. On the "Whitey - Stay on the outside" music, the fresh and off beat image of Soniaby, announces the powerful comeback of the emblematic Sonia Rykiel brand. The website is full html5, optimized for tablet and mobile devices. Enjoy!

Awards & recognitions:
Lovie Fashion & Beauty - People Choice Award & Bronze Award
Lovie Website Best Design - Bronze
Awwwards Site of the Day Aug. 01 - 2013
FWA Site of the Day Sept. 05 - 2013
FWA Mobile of the Day Oct. 29 - 2013

Self service magazine
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Self Service Magazine, a Paris-based fashion and culture biannual, call on Merci-Michel to develop its brand new website. a timeless fashion documentary database, was developed in responsive html, to be accessible on desktop, tablet and smartphone. This next generation blog, presented in the form of an elegant and minimal grid, gives access to an extensive photography and video collection, tracing over 20 years of fashion, style and culture.

Tips & tricks: use the "search" engine to find colors, photographers, fashion designers, models...

Glamour paris
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In order to communicate on the new Glamour Magazine formula, DAN Paris call on Merci-Michel to produce a novel interactive experience. Stay Glamour in every occasion, even on social networks, is not an easy task. Glamour has recruited Victoria Bedos to spread out a few seemliness advices to the friends who've gone astray on their Facebook profile. Because for Glamour, if friendship is sacred so the elegance is. To pass the message to your friends, you can create a custom video portrait within a few clicks and Victoria will take care of the rest!

• Concept, creative direction and video production by DAN Paris.
• Interactive design, art direction and development of the experience by us.

Nick & Chloé
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Nick West and Chloé Claverie aka Nick & Chloé, the famous & talented photographers, came to us to revamp their portfolio. They needed a new tool to showcase their work, in a very elegant and uncluttered way and above all, they needed an easy-to-use administration interface. The choice was clear, we created a simple grid-based Wordpress layout, in order to put the photographs in the spotlight. We also redefined the font of their logo, to better fit with their high-end image. The website is in responsive HTML, so that the grid and photos can adapt to any kind of device. And now all you have to do is to click and let your eyes have a good time!

Florent Carmin
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Florent Carmin is a multidisciplinary man. Alternately extreme sport athlete, photographer and videographer, or entrepreneur, he's a man of challenge, a globetrotter who's living between Paris and LA. F2L communication asked Merci-Michel to develop his new online identity and portfolio. To do so, we created a full HTML5 canvas website, based on a Wordpress CMS to manage the contents. The website works seamlessly on desktop and tablet devices, with nice and smooth transition animations, and make you dive into Florent Carmin's universe.

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