CONNOISSEURS
From June 28th to 30th, 2019

CONNOISSEURS
SINGULAR AND PLURALISTIC

Arts

Connoisseurs is a unique publishing house that cultivates its plurality. Launched in 2017 by the visual artists Karina Bisch and Nicolas Chardon to promote contemporary painting, the project is based on the prolixity of the links that the two founders nurture with a generation of emerging artists. The duo multiplies the publishing of catalogues and artists' books and presents at Made in Town the fruit of their first two years of production. Four questions to Nicolas Chardon.

THE LACE REVIEW LAST STOP: NEW YORK CITY
July 16th and 17th, 2019

THE LACE REVIEW
@NEW YORK CITY

Garments

The third and final stop on the itinerant exhibition The Lace Review, which brings together the last 14 Leavers lace factories still in operation in Calais and Caudry, takes place on 16 and 17 July 2019 during the Première Vision exhibition in New York.

THE LACE REVIEW STEP TWO: PARIS
July 3rd and 4th, 2019

THE LACE REVIEW
@PARIS

Garments

La deuxième étape de l'exposition The Lace Review vous emmène à la découverte du langage de la dentelle Leavers à travers un ouvrage inédit qui sera présenté les 3 et 4 juillet 2019 au Carreau du Temple à Paris.

Furry Eri: textile collaboration, Ereena x Cathy Amouroux

Ereena x Cathy Amouroux
Furry Eri
Reinventing silk

Garments

The collection of clothing and textiles developed by French designer Cathy Amouroux in collaboration with Ereena's Indian workshops, specialists in "eri" silk, can be discovered exclusively at Made in Town.

The Lace Review in MoCA Shanghai
from 22nd Mar. to May 1st 2018

The Lace Review
First stage: Shanghai

Garments

The first stage of touring exhibition The Lace Review, that brings together the 14 last manufactures of Leavers lace still operating in Calais and Caudry, is held from March 22nd to May 1st 2018 at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) of Shanghai.

Made in Town presents Inventaire at the Biennial Emergences in Pantin
from 13th Oct. to 23rd Dec. 2016

Inventaire
(Inventer + faire)

Objects

Made in Town presents Inventaire (inventer + faire), a selection of products reflecting the particular know-how of ateliers all around the world.

Made in Town presents Italian platform Monteneri.
from 26th Sept. to 8th Oct. 2016

Monteneri
Ally design, know-how and technology

Objects

In the build-up to the Paris Fashion Week, Made in Town presents Monteneri, an Italian platform dedicated to know-how in the fields of fashion and design and whose business strategy has been developed by Made in Town since its launch in 2015.

Design for Peace Transhumance
May 20 - July 23, 2016

Design for Peace
Transhumance

Objects

Design for Peace presents at Made in Town its first collection of decorative objects and fashion accessories: Transhumance. It is the result of seven weeks of collaborative work between seventeen Malian Tuareg craftsmen – now taking refuge in Burkina Faso – and six young French designers, who were gathered in Ouagadougou for a 50 day residency.

Made in Town Montagne Noire
Oct. 21, 2015 - Feb. 13, 2016

Made in Town
Montagne Noire

Objects

Made in Town interrupts the daily grind, taking a voyage south to the Midi-Pyrenees region of France, in pursuit of local savoir-faire and products, desiring (as always) to strengthen the bond between the public and producers. The exhibition Made in Town / Montagne Noire parks its suitcases first at the Castres Economic Fair.

Summer Inventory
Jun. 24 - Jul. 19, 2014

Summer Inventory

Objects

To celebrate the good days, Made in Town ends the season with a creative selection of beautiful products and good ideas to accompany you throughout the summer. Summer Inventory is showcasing colorful objects and accessories. Chosen by Made in Town, they reflect an original approach of menswear wardrobe, graphic arts and tableware, based on local production and craftsmanship Made in France or Made in Italy.

Nordkraft A Danish Season
May 20 - Jun. 21, 2014

Nordkraft
A Danish Season

Garments

Starting on May 20th and in parallel of the D'Days, Made in Town is donning Denmark's colors and entering a 100% design program. The workshop is welcoming within its walls the Nordkraft project which showcases Danish lifestyle essentials through Internet: selling furniture, objects, graphic art, with brands and designers typical of the Nordic spirit.

L’Essai The Book Exposed
May 2-17, 2014

L’Essai
The Book Exposed

Objects

Made in Town is hosting the result of 15 years of collaboration between Philippe Millot based in Paris and Cent Pages editions based in Grenoble. This show will allow to discover the exciting process of the designing and manufacturing of books, singular objects made of intelligence, ink, paper and words, result of this long-term evolutive and demanding dialogue.

MOY When Japan is Made in Troyes
Feb. 25 - Mar. 29, 2014

MOY
When Japan is Made in Troyes

Garments

Made in Town is home to the first collection of Moy, a line of t-shirts drawing on the skills of Chanteclair. Designed by Yasco Otomo – a Japanese fashion designer now living in Paris for more than a decade – the collection revisits the French tradition of knitwear.

Folkdays On the Road of Craftsmanship
Dec. 14-15, 2013

Folkdays
On the Road of Craftsmanship

Objects

Folkdays is born from the travel discoveries of Lisa, Heidi and Kimon, three friends who fall in love with various local crafts while abroad. Wanting to support the local businesses they had found and sharing the techniques they had seen, they partnered with seven artisans to create a selection of bags, jewellery and accessories available under the brand Folkdays.

Winter Inventory
Nov. 26 - Dec. 21, 2013

Winter Inventory

Objects

As the holidays approach, Made in Town presents an ephemeral selection of furniture, objects, accessories and clothing. For this winter inventory, Made in Town gathers the work of twenty ateliers of different disciplines proposing a variety of products, each born from local fabrication.

Travel Marie-Ange Guilleminot
Oct. 25 - Nov. 23, 2013

Travel
Marie-Ange Guilleminot

Arts

Through gestures and savoir-faire we witness the realization of Touchez-voir, a project destined for those who in fact do not see. From the museum archives to the atelier, we observe the birth of an original wardrobe and forms that will soon be joined together in a trunk available to experience at the Palais Galliera.

Unfolded Gestures Anahide Saint André
Sep. 26 - Oct. 19, 2013

Unfolded Gestures
Anahide Saint André

Garments

On the occasion of Paris Fashion Week, Made in Town welcomes Anahide Saint André for the presentation of a limited edition of dresses showcasing the combination of gestures and know-how of Confection de Sully and Plissés de France.

Script e.g.m.
Sep. 3 - Oct. 19, 2013

Script
e.g.m.

Garments

The tradition of Parisian haute couture relies on the expertise and impeccable work of nimble hands. Their dexterity is acquired over time by the endless repetition of the same gestures. With experience, each new hand-sewn point becomes identical to the previous one – this is the measure of quality and exception.

Elégance de la Révolte
Jun. 25 - Aug. 3, 2013

Elégance de la Révolte

Garments

For the launch of Élégance de la Révolte – a timeless line of coats and waistcoats made upon request – Made in Town is turning into a cutting workshop for a few weeks. The workshop puts manufacturing at the forefront, as it unveils the tailor’s gestures, sharpens tools and highlights the know-how handling these tools to transform materials with brilliant craftsmanship.

Craftsmanship meets Innovation Made in Town's Outreach Programme
Jun. 14, 2013

Craftsmanship meets Innovation
Made in Town's Outreach Programme

Garments

In collaboration with the management students of Institut Français de la Mode, Wanderlust organized a soirée Sur-Mesure entitled "The thread of fashion" on the theme of fashion and craftsmanship, during which Pascal Gautrand led a roundtable in the company of fashion designer Christine Phung, textile designer Tzuri Gueta, and lace-house Sophie Hallette's market director Maud Lescroart. Together, they approached craftsmanship from the angle of innovation and interrogated its role in the enterprises of tomorrow.

French Trilogy Philippe Terrier-Hermann
Jun. 8, 2013

French Trilogy
Philippe Terrier-Hermann

Arts

From the model to the storyboard. Made in Town prolongs its reflection around cinematic creation, initiated by the exhibition Boîte à miracles, and welcomes Philippe Terrier-Hermann for the launch of La Trilogie française [The French Trilogy], a public commission of the National Center for Visual Arts and the Minister of Culture and Communication.

To Give Oneself Work Juliette Roche
Jun. 3-8, 2013

To Give Oneself Work
Juliette Roche

Arts

To Give Oneself Work is the reedition of a performance realized by Juliette Roche last year at the Glasgow School of Art. Over many days, from morning until evening, the Parisian artist, born in 1987, occupies a space accessible to the public, organized like an atelier. She works there with wood and various materials towards a final exhibition which will conclude the performance.

Complément d'objets Wood
June 3-29, 2013

Complément d'objets
Wood

Objects

Under the title "Complément d’objets", Made in Town is exploring the field of design through the work of designers, architects, craftsmen, artists and furniture manufacturers, and focusing on the most distinctive features of designing, handcrafting or industrially manufacturing objects, furniture and accessories. The first edition highlights the work of wood and the various approaches that go along with it.

Miracle Box Hugues Decointet
May 17 - Jun. 1, 2013

Miracle Box
Hugues Decointet

Arts

Discovering a letter from Le Corbusier addressed to Albert Camus, in which the architect explained being "inhabited by the idea of a Boîte à Miracles [Miracle Box]", Hugues Decointet decides to interpret this schema which has for a long time been a part of his work.

Holoholo Editions Comment Section #1
Apr. 25 - May 4, 2013

Holoholo Editions
Comment Section #1

Arts

On the occasion of the launch of the inaugural issue of Comment Section, Made in Town invites the young Parisian publishing house Holoholo to presente the genesis of this project and its particular principles – writing, graphic design, and publishing – put in place by this artistic collective for the conception and production of these periodical reviews.

L'Excès Emmanuel Giraud
Apr. 13-24, 2013

L'Excès
Emmanuel Giraud

Gastronomy

Made in Town and Épure Editions invite you to the presentation of L’Excès, 10 façons de le préparer [The Excess, 10 Ways of Preparing It] by Emmanuel Giraud. A pamphlet rebutting our culture of ambient hygienism, the book defends and illustrates excess at the table: recipes based on immoderation, ostentatious wastefulness and provocations of all sorts.

Painting for Living Karina Bisch
Mar. 7 - Apr. 5, 2013

Painting for Living
Karina Bisch

Arts

Made in Town presents La Loi des Séries (limitées) which assembles a selection of objects, accessories and clothes – unique or numbered pieces – produced by artisans, artists and designers.

Sylvio Giardina Autumn/Winter 2013-2014
Feb. 27 - Mar. 6, 2013

Sylvio Giardina
Autumn/Winter 2013-2014

Garments

On the occasion of Paris Fashion Week for Winter 2013-14 ready-to-wear, Made in Town presents the work of Sylvio Giardina, Roman fashion designer.

When in Rome, Do as Romans Do
Jan. 31 - Feb. 23, 2013

When in Rome,
Do as Romans Do

Garments

On the occasion of the opening of our atelier, Made in Town proposes, for the first time in Paris, the exhibition When in Rome, do as Romans do. The project, initially developed in 2009 by fashion designer Pascal Gautrand during his residency at the Villa Médicis, takes as its pretext a men's shirt in order to display the richness of artisanship and the inherent multiplicity of local fabrication incarnated by made-to-measure tailoring.

De Bonne Facture Autumn/Winter 2012-2013
Jan. 16-26, 2013

De Bonne Facture
Autumn/Winter 2012-2013

Garments

Made in Town welcomes De Bonne Facture for the presentation of a series of models which cast light on the know-how of the French artisans and producers who created them.

Chinoiserie Philippe Terrier-Hermann
Dec. 7 - Jan. 9, 2013

Chinoiserie
Philippe Terrier-Hermann

Arts

Made in Town presents a reflection on the ambiguity between original artwork and serial manufacture or reproduction.

Label XVI Made in Paris Made in Town, Vol.3
Jun. 27 - Aug. 1, 2012

Label XVI Made in Paris
Made in Town, Vol.3

Garments

For its third edition, Made in Town chose Paris to organize a one-month temporary atelier. Staging a collection of hand-made shirts for men and women crafted by Antonella Fustini, a passionate Italian shirtmaker based in Paris.

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