Man Cave

25871,00

by Johan Creten

HAUTE COUTURE

MATERIALS Wool

TECHNIQUE Hand tufted

SIZE 170 x 170 cm

PRICE* 25871,00

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

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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.

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.

Johan
Creten

Johan Creten is a Belgian artist living in Paris. His art explores the medium of ceramics, with which he has been working for nearly 40 years, constantly seeking to push the boundaries of this baked material as a master sculptor. He contributed to the reintroduction of ceramics, in its broader meaning, in contemporary design. His creative path led him to the United States, the Netherlands and the Villa Médicis where he was in residency for two years, the Manufacture Nationale de Sèvre, the French historic ceramics manufactory, where he took residency from 2004 to 2007. Poetry, lyricism and allegory inhabit his work, consisting in sculptures made of ceramics and bronze.

As a ceramic artist, Johan Creten rose to the challenge of creating a rug for PINTON, giving it the opportunity to produce a new exceptional piece by an artist of its time, under the art direction of Yves Sabourin.