Inga Sempé is a French designer who lives and works in Paris. A graduate of the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Création Industrielle (ENSCI) in Paris, she also studied at the Villa Medici, Académie de France in Rome. Sempé’s work is known for a lightness of touch, a strong personality and a particularly tactile nature, and everyday use is her focus as she seeks out materials to address functionality. Sempé’s idiosyncratic accessories for HAY include the Ruban Mirror. She was awarded the Red Dot Design Award in 2007.