Villa Albertine, together pinch Mobilier National, presented 5 up-and-coming designers – Atelier George, Atelier d’Offard, Chloé Bensahel, Gala Espel, and Dimitri Hlinka – astatine nan 2023 version of Design Miami/. The exhibition, group successful a abstraction designed by Alban Roger, explores nan intersection of French ornamental arts practice and modern design.
Atelier d’Orffard created a minimalist surviving abstraction utilizing washi insubstantial and papier-mâché; Atelier George’s “Solar Suspension” interpreted celestial bodies done solid art; Gala Espel blended exertion and craftsmanship successful her silversmith activity “Archaeology of nan Future”; Chloé Bensahel’s connected tapestries and merged textile contented pinch integer art; and Dimitry Hlinka redefined a communal radiator into an creator connection successful woodworking pinch “Amplitude.”
Beyond Design Miami/, Villa Albertine and Mobilier National perpetrate to supporting French designers and artisans successful nan United States, providing opportunities for task improvement and facilitating Franco-American collaborations successful creation and craft, successful business pinch nan Bettencourt Schueller Foundation. Their purpose is to foster caller talent and item nan domiciled of creation and trade successful addressing modern societal challenges.
Photography by Matthew Gordon.