Marbre

2057,00

by ULRIKA LILJEDAHL

HAUTE COUTURE & PRÊT À PORTER

MATERIALS a choice

TECHNIQUE Hand tufted

SIZE a choice

PRICE* FROM 2057,00 /m2

* Likely to change depending on the choice of materials, colors and finishes.

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描述

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.

inserts

Like flowers brightening a wheatfield and giving extra charm, inserts embellish our rugs. They bring an original and precious touch, using threads in materials as unexpected as lurex, phosphorescent fibres, metal, vinyl or leather. An insert is a different material woven into a rug. It can also be made of beads, ribbons or rivets. Inserts add a whole new dimension to a rug and enhance a texture or material, or play with the light in a new way, creating unusual contrasts. Inserts are a perfect illustration of the skills applied by our craftspeople to the production of our Couture rugs. They offer the artists and designers with whom we collaborate many possibilities and a vast areas for exploration and experimentation. Facilitated by the PINTON expertise and the company’s love of innovation, this process allows the artists’ imagination to roam freely. It gives them the opportunity to reinvent materials and create outstanding rugs, both tactile and visually appealing, generating curiosity and admiration.

leather

The origins of leather can be traced back to the very beginning of humanity. Very early on man looked into keeping the hides of the animals he was hunting to use them as clothing as well as protective items in his home. He began processing leather, and tanning techniques improved over time. The emergence of urban centres determined the areas where leather was processed: close to city centres to sell the wares and purchase the necessary supplies and, of course, near rivers to prepare the hides. A natural and resistant material, real leather weathers well and improves with time. In the PINTON Couture rug collection, locally sourced leather combines with other materials, as inserts or as the basis of the rug into which yarns of wool, silk, cotton, etc. are threaded. It adds a thoroughly modern touch as well as a unique texture and a supple and matt finish.

Ulrika
Liljedahl

Ulrika Liljedahl est une artiste suédoise. Elle vit et travaille à Paris. Elle collabore régulièrement avec la haute couture et le prêt à porter de luxe pour des marques comme Christian Lacroix, Alexander McQueen (Givenchy), John Galliano (Dior), Jean-Paul Gaultier, Yves Saint Laurent, Louis Vuitton ou encore Marc Jacobs. Pour eux, Ulrika Liljedahl développe des matières et des textiles originaux. Certaines de ses pièces ont été exposées dans divers musées à travers le monde comme le Metropolitan Museum of Art à New York, le Musée Bunkamura à Tokyo, le Musée Galliera et le Musée de la Mode à Paris. D’autres ont rejoint des collections importantes notamment celles du Centre National des Arts Plastique ou encore du Musée Galliera.

La collaboration entre Ulrika Liljedahl et PINTON s’inscrit dans le temps. Pour la maison, l’artiste tisse d’œuvres en œuvres un univers mystérieux, organique et poétique à travers des motifs et des associations de matières originales qui attirent l’œil et incitent au toucher.

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.