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19 February 2016

The Easter 2016 collection is dedicated to art. Chocolate pastry mater, Philippe Brito, partners with the artists David David and Gregory Berben in order to create an unique range of eggs. 3 people, 3 universe, Gregory, David and Philip, 3 art lovers.

In 2015, Gregory Berben worked with the House Philippe Brito, to create an exclusive line parallel to the line of easter? called "Super Hero". The reception of his creations was a real success. In 2016, it is the entire range which hosts art and a new artist David David. It took time to adapt to the artists David David and Gregory Berben to master the material chocolate. Appropriating new media is not a simple thing, chocolate does not let himself be tamed easily. However, under the guidance and expertise of Chef Philippe Brito, the result is artistically gourmand.

David David, "Head in the art"

David David was born in 1981, he is a sculptor and painter from Nancy. This artist acquires undoubtedly his identity with his sculpture "Head in art" that highlight the characters blinded by paint bucket standing on their heads. Through gestures of his works, he attests that art is omnipresent in everyday life. Coming from Street Culture, David David is experimenting all the playground from the street to his shop. Sedentary in Cannes, he continues to be inspired by his observation of the world by escaping sometimes on canvas and sometimes on the walls.

Gregory Berben, an athlete converte to art

Born in Cannes in 1974, Gregory BERBEN is an autodidact French painter & sculptor with an unusual path. He was an athlete for a dozen years, he juggled his two careers for a while before he finally put his sneakers in the closet to pursue his artistic career in the early summer of 2009. Since then, exhibitions and projects have linked. Full of colors and intensity, his creations (paintings, collages, original creations based on recycling and sculptures) travel the world: Hong Kong, New York, Miami, Monaco, Paris ... thundering, colorful, bright. .. His works are an ode to the life energy. Facing the bare canvas or decaying materials, Gregory Berben becomes a child who would pierce the paper with crayons. Since July 2015, the artist moved its design studio in the heart of Cannes, in the famous Suquet quarter in collaboration with the City of Cannes and in the company of two other artists.

Philippe Brito, the "pastry with chocolate squares"

Philippe Brito is a lover of pastry and chocolate magnet to share his love of the profession, he is among those that combine experience and uniqueness. From his first steps at home Olcina in Cannes for the most prestigious institutions as the former Noga Hilton in Cannes, the Bar & Boeuf Alain Ducasse and the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel in Monaco, where he perfected his style, Philippe settles his account by opening the pastry and chocolate Philippe Brito in Cannes in March 2011. His cakes are the image of his career and his personality: traditional in taste and original in form and design! He likes to renew his card in the seasons to give his customers what's best, parading his creations. As for chocolate, Philippe Brito makes a point of honor to prefer flavors, originality. Furthermore, they differ from other chocolates with their cubic appearance that earned him the nickname "the pastry square chocolates."