Category Archives: press article

Portrait of a creator

A meeting for a portrait

Rencontre avec Paul May

In August 2017, Paul May, who is a reporter for the famous German magazine “Kite and Friends” invited me to his favorite place of vacation to make an article making my portrait of kite designer.
So it was during a very pleasant sunny Breton day that I met Paul and Angie.

Read the excerpt of this article on the kite and Friends website:
Get the magazine :

extrait Kite and Friends

Addict-kite Awards 2017

Single-line and builder of the year at the 2017 Addict-kite Awards

A double honor

For the second consecutive year, you have elected to the AK Awards the kite SWITCH the best kite single-line. It is a double honor that rewards this incredible kite to put in all hands. Creativity is again put forward! Thank you !!

Find the Switch in the online store.

A great surprise for a small manufacturer

Among the wide choice of builders, you have taken the party of innovation and creation. It’s a great honor you make me! It’s a recognition of my research work in a field where so many inventions remain to be discovered.

First video for Les Coquelicots in Penvins

Congratulations to Pauline Garraud for her film “Les Coquelicots de Penvins” which received the first prize exequal with the film of the festival “Les natur’ailes”

Many thanks to readers and the Addick-Kite team for their work.

To read : All the results of the 2017 Addict-Kite Awards

Morpho, le papillon cerf-volant de Alain Micquiaux

Impossible discretion at Etel

A dog in the wind at Etel

Article of the newspaper The telegram of 27 September 2017.
It is in test of a new installation and thinking to be sufficiently discreet that a reporter who had been warned came to find me to have some explanations on this flying sculpture.

Read the full article on the Telegram website :

Article du Télégramme du 27-09-2017

The Switch in Test in Kite and Friends

The Switch under test everywhere in Kites and FriendsKite and Friends Septembre/Octobre 2017

The Switch was thoroughly tested in the specialist magazine “Kite and Friends” of September-October 2017. Ralf Dietrich thus “gets to the grinder” this original and truly new kite.

“Genialer Konzept-Kite aus Frankreich”

Known as brilliant, the Switch has obviously made new followers among the reporters of one of the most relevant magazines of the world of the kite. A summary of this article is also available on the Kite and Friends website at :
It is possible to acquire a hard copy of this edition on the online site :

Test du Switch dans Kite and Friends

What’s more, the Switch had already been recognized kite of the year 2016 by online readers of the online magazine Addict Kite.
See the article

See also: To buy a Switch, go to the online shop

Single line of the year

Addict Kite Awards Single line category of the year

The readers of the online magazine Addict Kite have elected the Switch: Single line of the year 2016!
Thanks to the Net surfers for this great reward and Addict Kite magazine !


All results on the website Addict Kite :

You can also find all the Switch range available for sale in the shop’s website :

The Poppies at DrachenFest Berlin

In a green setting, the Drachenfest

The Bouquet of Poppies has once again traveled to Europe to be installed at the 28th International DrachenFest in Berlin. The Volkspark in Potsdam has welcomed us in a beautiful setting of greenery and flowers.


The Berlin press talks about it :

Dieppe Capital of the Kite 2016

A Day on Board N ° 1, The daily newspaper of the 19th International Kite Festival.1 Jour à bord

All editions of the journal are available ICI

Dieppe Capital of the Kite

Here are some pictures of my participation in the International Festival of Dieppe Capital of the Kite Flying 2016 and some of my favorites during this festival unique in the world.