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Ateliers Pinton: Keeping the Aubusson-Felletin medium alive through the centuries

Ateliers Pinton: Keeping the Aubusson-Felletin medium alive through the centuries

Partnering with renowned contemporary artists and using surprising textures and materials to hand-weave breathtaking tapestries, rugs and carpets, Ateliers Pinton has garnered awed respect globally. Founded in 1867, the Pinton factory has been proudly upholding the Aubusson-Felletin medium of weaving large scale tapestries on horizontal looms. The centuries old Aubusson-Felletin tapestry weaving tradition was declared an Intangible Cultural...

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Edmond Petit: A Long Standing Tradition of French Weaving

Edmond Petit: A Long Standing Tradition of French Weaving

Edmond Petit has been offering its services directing high-end decoration and furnishing fabrics solely produced in France since 1872. This family-run business has kept up with the modern day flair while also maintaining the classic French weaving tradition. Indeed, their collection embraces elevated quality fabrics made entirely from natural and noble fibres. Their range covers along 600 references of exclusively edited fabrics, available...

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Domeau & Peres, leather masters!

Domeau & Peres, leather masters!

The two leading names in the French furniture making industry, Bruno Domeau and Philip Peres, joined hands in the early 90’s to give way to an enterprise that captured everyone’s attention through its immaculately detailed work and its adeptness to bring out the best in every project. Their individual expertise in saddling and upholstery led their firm to the top. Domeau and Peres’ flair embraces extensive techniques, thorough...

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Welcome to the universe of best-known designer Jacques Garcia

Welcome to the universe of best-known designer Jacques Garcia

Mixing several historical architectural styles with contemporary ones is Jacques Garcia’s signature that has earned him global acclaim. His first successful foray into the world of architecture and interior design was constructing and furnishing his grandparent’s house at the, unbelievably, tender age of 8. After completing his education in applied arts, he was hired by a firm of architects where he quickly established a reputation for...

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A wood sofa by Jean Royère sold 397.000 euros…

A wood sofa by Jean Royère sold 397.000 euros…

You will certainly ask yourself if it is possible to buy a sofa 397.999 euros? Because it certainly must be a golden one! Well, it’s almost a golden one, it’s a Jean Royère one so let’s say it’s a privilege to have it at home. The story of the sofa This Jean Royère sofa is called ‘Ours polaire’. It’s a ‘canapé boule’ with original light grey upholstery bought in 1954 by a couple who has been long admirers of the...

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Gustave Tiffoche: ceramics for a French and unique experience

Gustave Tiffoche: ceramics for a French and unique experience

Gustave Tiffoche is a sculptor and painter who brings to the space a certain ‘je ne sais quoi’ with a high French savoir-faire and a delicate way of design. He’s best known for his monumental ceramics: vases and lamps made with stoneware in a brown-beige glaze decoration. Fired in large-scale, personally designed, wood-burning kilns, his works— everything from fountains to cruise ship décor— are glazed in muted colors...

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François Azambourg: a first personal collection made of delicate objects

François Azambourg: a first personal collection made of delicate objects

François Azambourg is a French designer who really inspires the world of creation. Winner of the Villa Medicis hors les Murs prize in 2003 and rewarded with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in 2009, M. Azambourg is now a celebrity in the design industry. In 2014, he offers his own collection made of delicate objects. Inventor, François Azambourg combines beauty with the finest technique of craftsmanship. As a true adept of applied arts,...

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Ateliers d’Art de France, a world of French excellence

Ateliers d’Art de France, a world of French excellence

This French federation of craft professionals represents more than 6,000 craftsworkers, artists and craft companies all together! But what’s the goal with all this? To show the best French «savoir-faire» in the ‘purest’ way. Technically, Ateliers d’Art de France objectives are to ‘enhance, represent, safeguard and support the economic development of craft professionals’, which means there’s a deep commitment to the...

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Blackbody, a very design way to look at the lights

Blackbody, a very design way to look at the lights

If you wish to find a different universe of lights dedicated to your home or your business, have a look at Blackbody company. Then, you will see the perfect way of adding a touch of smooth atmosphere wherever you need it. This is about design perfection. The system uses a very modern system called OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) which relies on the latest development in nanotechnology. Composed of a thin molecular layer of organic...

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Centre National du Costume de Scène : a place not to be missed in Moulins

Centre National du Costume de Scène : a place not to be missed in Moulins

Alongside the river Allier, basking in the gentle colours of the town’s bricks and pink sandstone, take the time to enjoy the special atmosphere to be found here. In the lovely and little town of Moulins, you can find a very nice museum dedicated to Textile Art : the Centre National du Costume de Scène.  You should not be missed it. Indeed, the museum gathers a prestigious collection of 10,000 costumes and stage decorations....

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