Jean-Luc Seigneur was born on November 10, 1954. Former student of the Ecole Estienne and the craftsman Jacques Bronstun, he opened his first engraving workshop in Paris in 1979. He then took up work for the paper mill of correspondence and for luxury cardboard boxes. He is quickly noticed for his drawing and modeling skills. It is essential in the very closed environment of engraving printers, as a specialist in patterned embossing and gilding iron. In 2001, on the occasion of the exhibition "Precious objects, curious objects" of the Grands Ateliers de France, organized by the Maurice and Noémie de Rothschild Foundation, at Pregny Castle in Switzerland, that Jean-Luc Seigneur presents his first embossed and colored prints.
Jean-Luc Seigneur's workshop was created in 1979. Successively implanted in the 14th district of Paris, in Lilas, then near the Bastille where he participated, in 1985, in the creation of the G4 Cooperative Artisanal Cooperative Society , he settled permanently in Neuilly-Plaisance in 1993. First devoted to the production of embossing dies and gilding irons for the publishing industry, the letter mill or the luxury cardboard industry. Since the 2000s, the workshop has focused on more artistic concerns. Either for the production of Jean-Luc Seigneur's works, or for collaborations with artists, designers, or other craftsmen.