Born in 1923, Borderie began his career as a painter after discovering the work of Paul Klee. From the early 1950s, he began his ceramic production with the couple Vera and Pierre Székely. They worked together until 1957 and made the interior of the singer Henri Salvador. After that, he has his own production of ceramics. Afterwards, he focuses on other media. In 1963, he received the Grand Prix national de la tapisserie française for his tapestry Rue de la paix, woven at the Manufacture des Gobelins, whose cardboard was acquired by the Mobilier national.