Thursday, September 30, 2010

Aboubakar Fofana - France

Calligrapher, artist and textile designer. Aboubakar Fofana develops exclusive products and textiles.His collections are exhibited in secialized galleries.

Inspired to preserve his cultural heritage and the health of the planet, he creates sublime, limited edition designs on organic fabrics for interior décor and fashion...From the outset, he made the choice of exceptional natural materials, which can accommodate only vegetable dyes and minerals, traditional textile techniques applied to contemporary creations, refined finishes and stitching exclusively handmade, nothing ' is left to chance. Each material provides a unique feeling of comfort and well-being

Monday, September 20, 2010

Fredéric Alcantara - France

Frederic Alcanatara is consultat and designer for Aid to Artisans in U.S., U.K. and for UNESCO.Working with Artisans around the world for at least a lifetime, today he resides in Morocco, surrounded and inspired by unending streams of rich handcraft traditions.