Wednesday 7 December 2016 - BIC Company has inaugurated, on Tuesday December 6th, its first contemporary design price: the BIC® Prize for the National Superior School of Arts Paris-Cergy.
This prize aims to encourage creativity and new artistic forms around the BIC® brand universe, by highlighting an emerging artist who is studying at the ENSAPC.
The jury was composed by Mr. Bruno BICH, CEO of the BIC Group; Sandra Hegedüs, founder of SAM Art Projects; Florence and Daniel Guerlain, collectors and creators of the contemporary arts Daniel and Florence Guerlain Foundation; Pierre Ardouvin, artist and lecturer at ENSAPC; Marie-Ange Moulonguet, committee member of Duchamp Prize and Paris Arts committee; and Hervé Mikaeloff, exposition commissioner and contemporary arts counselor.
The student Thibault Grougi with his work “Shaire Bic”, a column with variables dimensions composed of a hundred of tracing paper with drawings made with BIC® Cristal® blue ball pen, won the first edition of the BIC® Prize for ENSAPC.
The entire works presented for this competition will be exhibited until January 8th 2017, at Espace YGREC, les Grands Voisins, 82 avenue Denfert Rochereau, Bâtiment Lelong, 75014 Paris (free entry).
Exhibition from Wednesday December 7th to Sunday, January 8th 2017
82 avenue Denfert-Rochereau
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From 22 to 30 October, some red hot windsurfing competition on the waters of Lake Garda, as the BIC Techno 293 OD and BIC Techno 293 Plus World Championships touched down in Torbole, Italy. A record edition with 474 competitors, for the first time from all 5 continents, turning these World Championships into the biggest ever One Design event in windsurf history.
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Born in 1956, BIC® M10® Clic is one of the first retractable ballpoint pens from BIC. It was introduced in France, Benelux, Nordics, South Africa and New Zealand, where it became a best seller. Ever since, its iconic design, its side pusher and its “click” sound has made it through the years.
In 2016, BIC® M10® Clic is taking the stage for its 60th Birthday through three events: the launch of two products with a new shiny look in gold and silver, BIC® M10® Shine (blue and black ink), that will be available at the end of the year in France, Benelux, Scandinavia, Italy, Greece, South Africa and New Zealand; A press kit, in the form of a photo album, which relates all key events; and a video on its manufacturing. BIC® M10® is always manufactured by BIC and today in two BIC factories located in Marne-La-Vallée (France) and in Johannesburg (South Africa)....
July 2016 - A barber, a School Bus, BIC® goodies...From July 2nd until the 24th, the BIC® Publicity Caravan traveled across more than 3,500 km (2,180 miles) to meet the fans of this famous cycling competition.
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March 2016 - Proêmes de Paris, a young French fashion label has announced that a range of its Spring/Summer 2016 collection will feature the BIC® 4 Colours® pen in a playful print. Printed all over on 9 pieces, the pen is also embroidered onto two t-shirts: a classic and a cropped top.
The inspiration for this collection is the classic pen which has accompanied the designers from their school days through to adulthood.
The clothes will be sold at fashionable stores in Paris, Milan and Seoul.