After earning his BA in 1986, Patrick Jouin studied design at ENSCI in Paris, where he graduated in 1992. He began working for Thomson Multimedia, before joining the agency Philippe Starck a year later. In 1998, he founded his own agency in which he carries out projects about design objects, interior architecture and design. It creates objects and furniture that are published by Ligne Roset, Cassina, Fermob, Alessi and Kartell. His agency also carried a prototype of a high-end vehicle for Renault. In 1999, he met Alain Ducasse with whom he collaborated and directed the design of several restaurants in the world, including the Plaza Athenee, the Spoon Byblos, The Mix (New York, Las Vegas) and was given the decoration of the Jules Verne on the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. In 2007, he designed the bike to be used for the Vélib, then manufactured by Lapierre.