Atelier Patrick Guillot
Patrick Guillot at work
Based in Aubusson, Patrick Guillot is one of the last remaining liciers (or weavers) who has been preserving for more than 30 years the technical and artistic heritage of former royal factories of tapestry.
His work is entirely handmade and his orders range from private requests to those of artists (painters, photographers, designers), companies or municipalities. He notably wove a tapestry named Peau de Licorne, which was designed by Nicolas Buffe and won the first prize of a call for projects launched by the Cité Internationale de la Tapisserie et de l’Art tissé.
In 2014, at the request of the Cité, Made in Town directed three documentary short films about the art of tapestry and more specifically about the particularities of Aubusson tapestry, in partnership with the Institut Français de la Mode and with the support of the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès. Patrick Guillot shared his point of view on the know-how practices, developments and passing on.
Made in Fontenay-aux-Roses. Both a freelance writer and a press agent, she writes about fashion and people behind it: designers, craftsmen and industrialists. She is a regular contributor on Maison d’Exceptions and Made in France Première Vision online magazines, among others. She is graduated from the Institut de Management et de Communication Interculturels, formerly Institut Supérieur d’Interprétation et de Traduction and from the Institut Français de la Mode.
Première Vision show takes place in Paris twice a year. It brings together worldwide textile industry professionals.
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.
In order to promote the know-how and the characteristics of La Rochère glass factory, located in Passavant-la-Rochère in the French department of Haute-Saône, Made in Town conducted a series of four short videos shot in the heart of the company's workshops.