Crafts

Xavier Brisoux's High-Sculpture Knitwear goes on show

Xavier Brisoux's High-Sculpture Knitwear goes on show

In his workshop in Lille, Xavier Brisoux, a graduate of Central Saint Martins in London, knits exceptional pieces where volume takes center stage. His concept of High-Sculpture Knitwear (Maille Haute-Couture), both surprising and intriguing,...

05/30/2023 | DesignPortraits
Eva Jospin for Ruinart: Champagne landscape reimagined

Eva Jospin for Ruinart: Champagne landscape reimagined

Paris-based visual artist Eva Jospin was Ruinart’s artist of choice for the 2023 edition of its Carte Blanche project. Inspired by the Champagne region’s richness, Jospin has created a collection case around a Jeroboam of Blanc de...

05/02/2023 | DesignRUINART
Guerlain calls on artist Céline Cléron for upcycled bee bottle fragrance

Guerlain calls on artist Céline Cléron for upcycled bee bottle fragrance

The perfume flacon featuring a biscuit porcelain adornment made by artist Céline Cléron is one-of-a kind. Launching this May, it retails at €60,000 and contains Guerlain’s first “upcycled” fragrance.Guerlain’s bee bottle produced...

Quebec nation of honor at Révélations craft fair

Quebec nation of honor at Révélations craft fair

Révélations, the Paris-based international biennial of fine crafts is gearing up for its 2023 edition.Taking place from June 7-11 at the Paris’ Grand Palais Ephémère, this sixth edition of Révélations will welcome some 350 artists...

04/06/2023 | Design
La Fabrique Singulière: bringing crafts expertise to luxury houses

La Fabrique Singulière: bringing crafts expertise to luxury houses

La Fabrique Singulière cultivates relationships between fine craftspeople and luxury brands. The resulting projects put artisanal crafts and their creators on center stage while reinforcing the brand’s identity, Founder Laure Chollat-Namy...

03/30/2023 | Portraits
Crafting light: a look behind the scenes at Baccarat

Crafting light: a look behind the scenes at Baccarat

For over 250 years, crystal manufacturer Baccarat has upheld a tradition of excellence in glassmaking. First published in the Fall issue of Formes de Luxe, we go behind the scenes of this institution, whose history is intertwined with the...

01/26/2023 | Portraits

Guerlain celebrates The Art of Happiness with Maison Matisse

Guerlain celebrates The Art of Happiness with Maison Matisse

French luxury house Guerlain (LVMH) has expanded its Exceptional Creations collection with a limited-edition Bee Bottle created with Maison Matisse and hand-painted by Astrid de Chaillé. Dubbed The Art of Happiness, the Matisse...

Customizing packaging at Hennessy’s first European travel-retail store

Customizing packaging at Hennessy’s first European travel-retail store

The LVMH-owned cognac brand’s store at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport features some of its most iconic packaging collaborations as well as the Hennessy Hands personalization workshop.Hennessy has opened its first store in European travel...

01/13/2023 | Consumer trends
Royal Salute taps feather artist Kate MccGwire for latest whisky launch

Royal Salute taps feather artist Kate MccGwire for latest whisky launch

Forces of Nature marks the first instalment in Royal Salute’s new pinnacle series The Art of Wonder. This ultra-prestige release comprises the whisky brand’s 53 Year Old blend accompanied by a feather sculpture created by British artist...

Imprimerie du Marais explores the art of fine printing

Imprimerie du Marais explores the art of fine printing

For over 50 years, the Imprimerie du Marais has elevated the art of foil printing and embossing to craft exquisite printed materials for some of the luxury market's biggest brands. Four years ago, the print house launched a new atelier...

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