Oct 27, 2015

Bazane
The Swiss Knife of design

Pascal Gautrand
Bazane The Swiss Knife of Design

Nicolas Escande sets up shop in his atelier in 2014, where he has since been hand-manufacturing – from design to assembly – all kinds of knives that are made-to-measure on customers’ request only.

Every order requires a new shape or a new combination of wood, metal or corian (minerals and acrylic resin). This passion for knives came from his grandfather, who always had one on him when they walked through the forests together. He also creates furniture for interior design projects, using mostly industrial recycled materials.

Bazane knives – custom-made and only on client request, each work is unique and it makes from local wood species: apple tree, ash tree, heather plant, chestnut tree, oak tree, cherrywood, holly

Made in Town / Montagne Noire – the exhibition Made in Town / Montagne Noire, first introduced at the Economic Fair of Castres

Bazane took part in the Made in Town / Montagne Noire exhibition that was held from October 21, 2015 to February 13, 2016 at Made in Town in Paris, and for which he designed a scenography made of wooden and metal crates to recreate a cubist mountain landscape.

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Pascal Gautrand

Pascal Gautrand

Made in Mazamet. Made in Town founder, consultant and teacher, he is graduated from the Institut Français de la Mode and used to be a boarder in the fashion design division at the Villa Medici in Rome. He develops a reflexion, mainly in the fashion field, about the manufacturing culture. His approach, oriented towards the promotion of know-how, expresses through writing, video and fashion design. As a consultant, he especially collaborates with Première Vision for the organization of Maison d’Exceptions: a dedicated area about fabric know-how within the show and for the online magazine Maison d’Exceptions whose he is editor.

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