French Craft Collective Returns For 2020
French Craft Collective, the exclusive event dedicated to French high-end craft and design, is back in a digital format from 22nd - 30th September.
By: Business France
6 of the most exciting emerging and established names in French design have been selected to take part in this latest edition of French Craft Collective centring around 'Rendez-vous with the Makers' sessions giving British designers and architects a unique opportunity to discover their traditional craft coupled with new techniques:
Beau & Bien (https://www.beauetbien.com/?
Founded in 2005 by Sylvie Maréchal, Beau & Bien sculpts lights by using the best French know-how and innovative LED technology. From artistic bespoke sculptured chandeliers, wall sconces and lamps, their creations combine various French materials: Limoges porcelain, hand-blown glass, bronze and crystal with LED technology.
Blanc Carrare (https://blanc-
Blanc Carrare is a high-end French marble manufacturer which takes care of every step in the process of transforming natural stones into high-end architectural projects. From sourcing exceptional stones from across the world to installing projects with a dedicated team, Blanc Carrare offer in-house design, a technical studio and processing.
Féau & Cie (http://feauboiserie.fr/
Féau & Cie have been building up their panelling archive since they first opened in 1875. Their collection has been built up to now contain several thousand examples of room panellings dating from the 17th & 18th century, 1930s & 1940s France. The atelier draws inspiration from this unique collection to inspire their restorations and creations.
Original creator of the Gyrofocus, the world's first suspended, pivoting fireplace, Focus is celebrated for its technical and design innovation. In 2020, Focus revolutionised the fireplace world with 2 innovations:
James 1840 (http://www.james1840.com/):
The work of the James Group can be seen in hotels around the world, through their one-stop-shop specialised services which envelope the planning, designing and construction of beautiful spaces.
La Robinetterie de Paris (https://www.larobinetteriedeparis.fr/
La Robinetterie de Paris has a reputation for beautiful, unique bathroom fittings that are built to last. La Robinetterie de Paris apply traditional methods to their work, and has been rewarded with the EPV label (French Living Heritage Enterprise) in recognition of their craftmanship.
Catherine Ryall, Senior Press & Communications Officer