Malachite

8186,00

by Joséphine Pinton

HAUTE COUTURE

MATERIALS Wool

TECHNIQUE Hand tufted

SIZE 200 x 300 cm

PRICE* 8186,00

* Price incl. VAT includes : Packaging of the product and home delivery regardless of your country of residence.

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Description

wool

Wool is an animal fibre, most often derived from sheep fleece. Wool was already being spun as early as 5,000 BC. In Roman times, wool, leather and linen were the main materials used to make clothes. With the progressive development of mechanical processes and the evolution of breeding techniques, wool became the economic lung of several countries in the Xth century, and again in the XIIth. Renowned for its thermal and sound insulation properties, wool also offers the advantage of absorbing moisture. It is a noble and timeless material, used from time immemorial for its strength and durability. PINTON uses local wool with shorter carded fibres, which make it fluffier and give it more volume, or a specific type of wool from New-Zealand with long combed fibres that are more resistant to heavy traffic. Both types of wool are spun (carded or combed) and dyed in the spinning plant located in Felletin. Whether they are made in 100% pure virgin wool or blended with other materials like linen, silk, bamboo, leather or many others, PINTON wool rugs and carpets bring comfort and quality.

Joséphine
Pinton

After studying Applied Arts, Joséphine Pinton joined the Bon Marché rue de Sèvres in Paris, where she developed the art of window dressing, sharing a vision, conveying emotions and telling a story in original displays. She then moved to the Grande Épicerie de Paris where she honed her talents before tracing her own path. She collaborated with major firms like Hermès, Balmain, Alain Figaret or Roger Vivier, staging window displays or spaces. Sometimes playful, sometimes more sober but always poetic, Joséphine Pinton’s designs always include a sense of wonder immediately perceived by the viewer.

Joséphine PINTON imagined and designed the two showrooms of the family business, in Paris and in Nice. In addition, several rugs and carpets carry the scenographer’s signature, immediately identified by their chic but unconventional aesthetics!

hand tufted

La technique du tuftage main est un procédé qui mêle savoir-faire ancestral et outil de tissage moderne. En effet, sur le canevas parfaitement tendu sur un métier vertical, l’artisan reporte à la main le graphisme du futur tapis avec la plus grande précision. L’implantation des fils, brin par brin, se fait manuellement à l’aide d’un pistolet sur l’envers du canevas, en suivant les couleurs, le dessin et les différentes hauteurs de mèche. PINTON a fait preuve d’innovation en étant l’une des premières manufactures à utiliser la technique du tuftage au pistolet pour la fabrication de certains de ses tapis et pour la fabrication de certaines de ses moquettes. C’est l’unique manufacture française à offrir une telle qualité de tapis tufté. Cette technique permet une production plus rapide que le tissage au point noué. Enfin, le tuftage main offre un large éventail d’épaisseurs possibles. La méthode du carving permet ensuite de sculpter la laine et créer des reliefs sur le tapis ainsi tissé. Dès le début des années 90, PINTON s’est spécialisée dans la réalisation de tapis tuftés main pour lesquels elle collabore aussi avec des designers et des artistes célèbres.