Apr 18, 2012

One of the Oldest Weaving Manufactures
in the Vosges Region

Léandra Ricou
Garnier-Thiebaut One of the Oldest Weaving Manufactures

Garnier-Thiébaut, The Definition of Industry, short video documentaries produced by Made in Town

Garnier-Thiébaut is a company based in the Vosges, one of the oldest linen weaver, labeled Vosges Terre Textile and Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant.

They master every production stages, from raw cotton to dyeing, weaving and finishing to finally have the linens. Garnier-Thiébaut is now specialized in the hospitality and catering markets, since de Montclos family took over the company. The company wants to keep innovating, they created the Green Sweet, a non-staining treatment and collaborate with famous designers.

In 2012, to launch Vosges Terre Textile label, Made in Town produced ten videos, which presented the field and its workers around territory, heritage, expertise, transmission and innovation notions. A year later, in 2013, the flash mob “Vous allez flasher sur moi” took place in Paris streets.


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Léandra Ricou

Léandra Ricou

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.

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