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February 26, 2019 FASHION
Textile Twists & Turns
F/W 19

As the fashion week train arrives in our hometown Paris, we take a material journey through the last month of fashion shows in New York, London and Milan. With countless unexpected applications, and fabric innovations, the designers showed little restraint when it came to materials,...

February 21, 2019 News
The theater of Karl, an homage

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" background_animation="none" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_separator type="transparent" border_style=""][vc_separator type="transparent" border_style=""][custom_font font_size="20" line_height="26" font_style="normal" text_align="left" font_weight="400" text_decoration="none" text_shadow="no"] The recent passing of Karl Lagerfeld has left us with a gaping hole in the fashion landscape. Lagerfeld was internationally known as...

February 1, 2019 Technology
Experiments on 3D-surface

This month we experiment with a new 3D support in our material library - Bamboo Pulp. The base support is created using bamboo fibers, that are pressed between two molded metal forms, in an iron. The result is a lightweight and easily reproduced 3D panel,...

February 1, 2019 STORY OF THE MONTH
Home is Where the Art is!

Maison & Objet, the self-confessed international authority for home decor, interior design, architecture, and lifestyle culture and trends breezed through Paris again for it’s January edition. With over 3000 exhibitors, it was a fascinating whirlwind of creativity and inspiration! [gallery ids="24605,24604,24603,24602,24601,24600,24599,24598,24597,24596,24595,24594,24593,24592,24591,24590"] We focus above on three...

January 31, 2019 Fashion
Couture Highlights

The Spring 2019 couture collections hit Paris this month, just after the Menswear’s winter 2019 ready-to-wear presentations. Throughout the menswear presentations, gender fluidity continued to be explored, with many brands merging their men’s and women’s collections, and further acceptance of the flipping of sartorial codes....

December 21, 2018 MATERIALS
& Lumineux

Le phénomène naturel des aurores boréales des côtes norvégiennes est encré dans une mysticité certaine et une poésie supernaturelle, sensiblement compréhensible si l’on a jour rêvé d’observer cette vague colorée flottante dans la noirceur crépusculaire. C’est précisément à cette jonction que se passe la rencontre...

December 21, 2018 STORY OF THE MONTH
De la Galerie
aux Podiums

La relation de la mode à l’art est abondamment documentée mais jamais n’a pu atteindre le niveau symbiotique qui règne aujourd’hui. Avec une interdépendance croissante entre art et mode (y compris dans les contextes les plus commerciaux), il n’est plus rare de constater d’étroites...

December 21, 2018 NEWS
Les Vitrines de Nöel du Monde Entier

Par l’entreprise d’un voyage virtuel dans le monde entier, nous avons rassemblé quelques unes des vitrines les plus créatives et inspirantes. De New York à Tokyo en passant par Oslo et Newcastle, l’inventivité et l’imagination sans bornes étaient au rendez-vous. Voici nos favorites ! [gallery ids="24252,24217,24250,24249,24248,24224,24226,24225,24245,24244,24243,24242,24241,24240,24251,24237,24239,24238,24236,24235,24336,24334,24335,24234,24231,24232,24233,24230,24229,24228,24227,24223,24222,24219,24218,24216,24212,24211,24246,24247"]...

December 18, 2018 STORY OF THE MONTH
From the Gallery to the Runway

Fashion’s long-standing relationship with art is well documented, but rarely has it been in such perfect symbiosis as now. With an increasingly inclusive attitude towards art in fashion and vice versa (even in the most commercial of environments), it is becoming more and more common...

December 18, 2018 NEWS
Christmas Around The World

We took a virtual trip around the world to gather some of the most inspirational and creative windows out there. From New York to Tokyo via Oslo and Newcastle, there was no shortage of wondrous imagination on offer. Here are some of our favorites! [gallery ids="24252,24217,24250,24249,24248,24224,24226,24225,24245,24244,24243,24242,24241,24240,24251,24237,24239,24238,24236,24235,24336,24334,24335,24234,24231,24232,24233,24230,24229,24228,24227,24223,24222,24219,24218,24216,24212,24211,24246,24247"]...