Pagnon Patrick was born in 1953 in Dijon. Patrick Pagnon began his studies with an economics baccalaureate. Then he turned to preparation for the Académie Charpentier in Paris and continued his studies at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (ENSAD) for 5 years. Subsequently, he was responsible for the creation of the Furniture specialty at ENSAD, which he followed for two years. Finally, he worked for Michel Boyer before launching Pagnon & Pelhaître Design in 1980 with Claude Pélhaître.