Following his practical art studies at Olivier De Serres (the national school for higher education in practical arts and crafts), Jean-Michel Policar met Philippe Starck and joined the Tim Tom group, Tomson Design Studio. At the same time, he worked on several routine committees granted by the VIA (French organization to promote the innovation in the furniture industry) and in 2006, he was awarded the Idéobain show prize in addition to several VIA tags in the field of furniture design items. Policar opened his studio in 2007 and started teaching at the Paris medical academy a year later.