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26 July 2013
Volevatch, an expert in the art of the bath
The concept of the bathroom finds its origin with the appearance of the first water heaters in the 19th century. In Tully in the Somme, the cradle of the bath fitting industry, the company Volevatch, which was awarded an EPV label in 2006, expresses its know-how and passion for designing and manufacturing high-end bath fittings.
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21 June 2013
Bespoke projects for architects and decorators: Ateliers EMG highlights the beauty of wood
Ateliers EMG's contemporary and traditional projects generally involve architects or decorators. In barely 20 years, this cabinet worker and interior joinery firm has become one of the best. This is why we wanted to take a look inside this company, which was awarded the EPV label in 2012.
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07 June 2013
Cut crystal the know-how of Cristallerie de Montbronn
Awarded the EPV label by the French government in 2006, Cristallerie de Montbronn originates from a crystal firm founded in 1930 by the current director's father. The love of the craft has been passed on from father to son, following the tradition of very ancient craftwork. The glassmaker skilfully blows by mouth and the cutter carves accurately by hand. In the 18th century, top glassmakers, specialised in crystal, set up in the East of France. Alain Ferstler's workshop is in Montbronn, a little village in the Lorraine region of France.
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15 April 2013
Canvas, sunshine, creativity and know-how: Les Toiles du Soleil revives the authentic tradition of Catalan weaving
How about we pay a visit on Les Toiles du Soleil, the last remaining French supplier of canvas and heels for Catalan espadrilles and high-class canvas for deckchairs? The company, which obtained the EPV label in 2009, has bridged the centuries by giving a new face to its fabrics without losing their Catalan identity. Giving free rein to their imaginations and making use of their creative talent, the new owners have succeeded in preserving certain typical motifs and colours of Catalan weaving, while adapting them to current trends. Read on for details...
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