Embroidery from the Middle Ages is featured in the Cluny Museum. It is very rare to see such ancient textile works on display. Indeed, fabric is one of the most delicate materials among the heritage of ancient decorative arts.
Designprocesser, witnessing the creative process behind design objects from A to Z – Institut Suédois
At a period in which we are taking a closer look at the creative processes to question them: eco-responsible, sustainable, local, artisanal
The nave of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs is dedicated this autumn to the world of a collector from the 1930s. The furniture designed by Rulhman, the jewellery of the Chaumet house or the seats of Le Corbusier all have the particularity of taking place in an unusual environment: India of the Holkar dynasty under British government.
This small and rich exhibition of the Institut Finlandais offers a panorama of the craftsmanship of the Sami indigenous people. Divided between Russia, Norway, Sweden and Finland, the Sami people seek to preserve their culture and know-how. Duddjot means "to do artisanally" in northern Sami.
As usual, the Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain presents pieces from various cultures. The perspectives of scientists, botanists and philosophers are combined with the graphic works of the Amazonian Indians and the installations of contemporary artists.
The exhibition curated by the Galliera Museum presents a facet to which fashion generally gives less attention than the face: the back. In conversation with Antoine Bourdelle's muscular-backed sculptures, the silhouettes of the garments speak of the perception we have of our backs
Azzedine Alaïa's Tati collection is the approach of a couturier who wanted to develop a fashion show based on a symbol of culture and popular consumption. Using the pattern of the famous store's awning, Alaïa has created a collection