Jacques Blin was born in Pierrefonds, Oise, in 1920. After graduating from Aerospace and Automotive Industries, he taught industrial design in Paris and then worked as an engineer in La Rochelle. In 1949, he left aeronautics to devote himself to ceramics, he began by creating jewellery and lamps, then he imagined a decorative and utilitarian ceramics. He exhibited regularly at the Salon des Ateliers d’Art in 1953.Around 1955, his meeting with the painter Jean Rustin (1928-2013) allowed him to define the personal style and identity of his production. This visual and recognizable style made the success of Jacques Blin.