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French artist and designer Didier Wolff has unveiled his latest aircraft livery design creation. Named “Blue Jay” after the colourful and iconic bird of North America, the three-dimensional “canvas” for Wolff’s unique design was an Embraer Legacy 600 business jet. The project is the result of the collaboration with Mankiewicz. global leader in aircraft coatings and RUAG aircraft paint shop in Germany.

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Didier Wolff takes design inspiration from the world around him and the Blue Jay project was no exception. Wolff’s muse this time was blue jay feather he discovered at the National Museum of Natural History in Paris. The process of painting the aircraft took ten painters two weeks to complete, with the entire project demanding 2.300 working hours. 20 painters and more than 2.4 kilometres of tape. To recreate this symmetry on the aircraft. Wolff used the dark grey fusclage of the aircraft as the basis for his design. On to this he painted 337 coloured stripes, each of which was 2.5 centimetres thick and oriented at an angle of minus 23 degrees.

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Renowned French artist and visionary designer. Didier Wolff. has once again astounded the aviation world with his latest masterpiece in aircraft livery design. Dubbed “Bluc Jay.” this stunning creation draws inspiration from the vibrant and iconic bird native 10 North America. The canvas for Wolff’s imaginative design is none other than an Embracr Legacy 600 business jet. transformed into a flying work of art.

Transportation / Aircraft/ Aerospace / Professional

Lead Designer
Didier WOLFF

Wolff’s creative process is as unique as his designs. often finding inspiration in the world around him. For the Blue Jay project. his muse was a single blue jay feather. discovered during a visit to the National Museum of Natural History in Paris. From this humble yet striking find. Wolff crafted a design that captures the essence of the blue jay’s beauty and elegance, translating it onto the sleck contours of the aircraft. The Blue Jay livery stands as a testament to Wolff’s ingenuity and passion for pushing the boundaries of conventional design. With each brushstroke, he invites viewers to embark ona visual journey. where art and aviation converge in a breathtaking display of creativity…

Transportation / Aircraft/ Aerospace / Professional

Lead Designer
Didier WOLFF

AIRBUS CORPORATE JETS TwoTwenty / CONCEPT Deeply inspired by the new ACJ Two Twenty, Didier WOLFF, CEO and designer of HAPPY DESIGN STUDIO, imagined a particularly striking livery. highlighting the natural cnergy and exceptional performance of this new aircraft. This livery is created around four diagonal black powerful lines which firmly rest like a frame on the tront curve of the ACJ’s belly fairing. bom from a black shape underlining the cockpit from the front.

As for the colors, five shades of green and a light blue guide the eyes towards the drift and thus unify the general perception of the livery.

2020 “Thermidor” Paris Design Award / Prize Honorable Mention

This livery was developed in a few months during the summer of 2019. After a stay for scheduled maintenance at Dassault Falcon Service (DFS) at Le Bourget airport. the Falcon 900EX joined the Satys paint shops close to DFS.

The painting job having taken place during the summer. Didier Wolff had the idea of baptizing his livery “Thermidor™. in reference to the eleventh month of the French republican calendar. which ran from July 19 to August 17.

2019 “Thermidor” LICC / Prize Honorable Mention in Painting

“International Businessman”. deputy of the French National Assembly. Mr. Olivier Dassault embodies the highest French values. Therefore, personalizing his Falcon 900 EX was calling for a prestigious exterior design. Inspired by Olivier Dassault’s ethic, the emblematic design bridges together the fame. and the man’s successes in both civil and military aviation along with the French Republican values. At the crossroads of business and military aviation. this tricolor livery named “Thermidor™. refers to the eponym month, which was the | Ith of the French Republican calendar.


Happy Design Studio presents ‘Carboneum’ a private jet exterior design applied on a Bombardier Global 6000. Hand-painted. precise customisation graphics were used throughout. highlighting the intricate patterns found in high performance, such as carbon and honeycomb structures. Didier Wolff and the design team found that the main challenge of the Carboneum livery was to sustain the longevity of the finished look, in particular the carbon and honeycomb texture. Three full weeks, over 2.500 hours of work and a team of 30 people were necessary to complete the exterior design of the Global 6000,

Exterior design livery for aircraft
HAPPY DESIGN STUDIO, Strasbourg, France,

Private jets find themselves at a pivotal juncture, balancing between their lineage and the artistic inclinations of their owners, They constitute a breed seeking distinction amidst a sea of uniformity. Enter “Air Lines.” a revolutionary aircraft breed. reborn with a unique character amalgamating its original form with the artistic vision of its owner. The genesis of this innovative design emanates from an unexpected source—a ceramic tile adorning the luxurious tableware within the aircraft’s interior. From this modest inspiration emerges a design of unparalleled complenity, setting new bench- marks for aircrafi aesthetics. Comprising five distinct hues. with four contributing to a captivating fading effect from the aircraft’s fore to its aft. “Air Lines” unveils its intricate details only upon close approach for boarding.


The design concept is born from a ceramic tile detail whichequips the client’s luxuri- ous on-board tableware set. Thisapproach of applying a design clement to the exterior of anaireraft. at this level of complexity. is unique to date. Made offive colours. all supporting a fading effect trom the front doorto the last window. the aircraft reveals its details only whenpassengers are approaching for boarding. A series of 150vertical stripe sets. each consisting of six stripes from 6 mm to3 cm. coat the entire body. gracefully appearing from window towindow. from white to full colour. The engines feature thesame striping and fading effect but horizontally. with absoluteprecision shaping the lines around the irregular barrel form ofthe nacelles.


Enter “Air Lines,” a revolutionary incarnation of aircraft, melding its original essence with the artistic perspective of its owner. The genesis of this design concept traces back to a minute detail—a ceramic tile adorning the opulent tableware set within the aircraft’s interior. From this seemingly insignificant inspiration blooms a design unparalleled in complexity and creativity within the realm of aircraft livery. Comprising five colors. with four contributing to a mesmerizing fading effect from the aircraft’s front door to its trailing window. “Air Lines” unveils its intricacies grad- ually. revealing its full splendor only as one approaches for boarding.


Private jets are at the crossroads between their genitor and their owner. A breed in search of identity. looking alike others of their kind. «Air Lines» is a new breed of aircratt, reborn with a new character mixing her initial and specific natural shape with her owner’s view on art. The whole design concept is born from a ceramic tile detail from the aircraft interior luxurious table ware set. Its extrapolation has aimed to the most complex design painted onto an aircraft as of today.


The whole design concept is born from a ceramic tile detail which equips the client’s aircraft interior luxurious table ware set. Its extrapolation has aimed to one of the most complex design painted onto an aircraft as of today.Made of 5 colors, 4 of which sup- porting a fading effect from the front door to the last window. the aircraft reveals its design details only when approaching for boarding. Series of 150 vertical 6 stripes sets from 6mm to 3 cm each coat the entire body gracefully appearing from window to window. from white to full color.

2014 “Air Lines” Aircraft Livery Design

The Chicago Athenaeum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies are pleased to inform you that Didier WOLFF as won a GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2014. In the realm of aircraft design, the Happy Design Studio, under the visionary leadership of Didier Wolff. heralds a new era. With a livery crafted for a Bombardier Global 5000, Wolff has transcended boundaries to unleash his creative prowess, marking not only the culmination of years of dedication but also a long-awaited acknowledgment within the business aviation sphere.