Lives and works in Geneva
1985 Qualifies as a graphic artist at the Ecole des Arts Décoratifs, Geneva.
1992 Qualifies as a fashion designer at the Ecole Nine de Chastonay, Geneva.
1996 Creation of the Valérie Hangel brand. Opening of her workshop in Carouge.
1997 First personal exhibition, at the Centre d'Arts Appliqués in Geneva.
2001 Creation of theatrical costumes for the Comédie de Genève.
2008 Travels to Japan, begins to create jewellery using kimono silk.
2009 Opening of her gallery of applied arts – Galerie h – in Carouge.
2014 Exhibits her work at the Suisse in&out hand craft exhibition in Langenthal.
2015 Blickfang, Basel
2015 Exhibits her work at Globus, Geneva
2016 European Days of Art Professions
2018 Artisan d'Art, Journées Européennes des Métiers d'Art
Following a start in graphic arts, Valérie Hangel became a designer and created her own brand of fashion, jewellery and accessories. Connect equally to the worlds of decoration and interior design, she explored numerous aesthetic paths and styles which lead her to today’s designs and creations.
21 Rue Saint-Victor 1227 Carouge
+41 (0)22 300 17 27