Garance Vallée

Meeting with a solar imagination, that of Garance Vallée. The transposition of her terrestrial and archetypal mythology to the wall with Asteré takes us straight to a place where paint and colour pencils are live. Fascination has just become too hard to elude and so be it.

The collection manoeuvres shapes to a surrealist world, trumps our eye with materials and walks a free line between primordial ceramics and modernist patterns. It almost feels like a utopian anthem as it digs the earth and the many strata of civilisations, excavating stairs, arches, vases, troglodyte alcoves. None of them brought up in their literal sense, always on the verge of meta-amphorisms, carving curiosity. Be ready to experience the signature colour palette of the artist and its luminous natural hues: terracotta, powdery cocoa, burnt spices...

When Garance Vallée graduated as an architect in 2017, she had no idea she was less than a year away from becoming a prominent figure in the design world. At Milan Design Week, humanity literally fell in love with her iconoclast and uninhibited world, where the eye gets fooled and the heart educated.

The collection manoeuvres shapes to a surrealist world, trumps our eye with materials and walks a free line between primordial ceramics and modernist patterns. It almost feels like a utopian anthem as it beats on the earth and the many strata of civilisations, excavating stairs, arches, vases, troglodyte alcoves. None of them brought up in their literal sense, always on the verge of meta-amphorisms, carving curiosity. Be ready to experience the signature colour palette of the artist and its luminous natural hues: terracotta, powdery cocoa, burnt spices...