For this first collection, I wanted to work on subjects and concepts that touch me and interest me for a while now: landscapes and travels, but also the joy of pilling up, salvage and reinterpretate.
To this end, I transpose symbols of travel, souvenirs collected around tourist attraction in order to propose a set of textile objects that invite to evasion. Carpets and blankets are invested with exotic patterns, idyllic landscapes and dream destinations.
Playing these codes, the postcard becomes a protector shelter carrying memories. Sometimes landscapes step aside to give free rein to everyone’s imagination. Boxes left blanks allows everyone to invent his ideal country. different know-hows are brought out to enhance the range of possibilities offered by textiles techniques.
The collection will be made of:
> a tufted carpet, 2 m by 1.40 m. A giant postcard hollowed structure evoking oriental carpets as an example of a picture of the world.
> Two woven "twin" blankets: "Winter Sports at Mont Serein" and "the sun of Marseille". > A knitted blanket and a handmade silkscreen printed boiled wool plaid.
> All over patterns are broken down in two techniques, digital printing and weaving to enable a maximum use possibility of these Fabrics (e.g. for net curtain, to cover chairs and sofas,...)
> A handmade carpet woven with salvage elements related to a memory. And finally, the centerpiece, a large printed and embroidered bedspread. decorated with a combination of dozens of landscapes inspired by objects of tourism and drawing a wider landscape. It is an ideal vision of vacation spots which multiplies to offer a magnificent panorama.
The completion of this first collection is a highly important challenge. It is my Master's project and my first collection. The one that launch me into my professional life. the project "Winter Sports in Mt Serein" will be an occasion to reveal my work and may be edited thereafter.