Francis - Extra-large mirror

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Francis

Extra-large mirror
Constance Guisset

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€1,695.00

Wall mirror

The extra-large Francis mirror is the most spectacular of the 2012 series designed by Constance Guisset for Petite Friture.
The watercolour hues are brought to life, giving coloured dream-like glow to any interior. The large-scale mirror with its blue and violet or blue-yellow watercolours and impressive span of 110cm, takes the collection to newer horizons.

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ENVIRONMENT : Indoor

MADE IN FRANCE

MATERIALS :

  • Laminated glass mirror, aluminium, epoxy paint
  • Kevlar cord

DIMENSIONS: 
Ø :110cm | 43,3 inch
H: 5,5cm | 2,1 inch
WEIGHT: 23kg | 50,7 lb

Francis Francis
Collection Francis
DISCOVER
Constance Guisset

Born in 1976, Constance Guisset lives and works in Paris. Constance Guisset is a French designer with an original story. After studying economics and business at ESSEC and IEP in Paris, followed by a year in the parliament in Tokyo she chose to focus on design. In 2007 she graduated from ENSCI - Les Ateliers and founded her studio. She quickly earned recognition through winning prizes such as the Grand Prix du Design de la ville de Paris in 2008, the public prize at the Design Parade in Villa Noailles 2009, and finally in 2010 both the designer of the year at Maison et Objet, and the Audi Talent Awards. Her different research paths have led her to work with Petite Friture, Fontana Arte and Molenti amongst others for product design.In addition she has worked with Angelin Preljocaj, Established & Sons and Galeries Lafayette notably working with the latter on scenography, and has worked with video for Le Musee des Arts Decoratif and the design Biennale in Saint-Etienne.

EDITORIAL

Inspiration from the artist’s studio

During a visit to a painter’s studio, designer Constance Guisset was struck by the beauty of the moving pigments that swirled off the paintbrush as it was dipped into water. Constance recreated the movement she saw by working meticulously with watercolour paints: the images she produced were digitally altered to accentuate the transparency of colour and to heighten the sense of colourful, flowing movement.


A mirror beyond all measure that brings strength and finesse to interior design.


The shape of the mirrors back is evocative of large venetian mirrors; the slightly tapered, spinning-top curves push the mirror slightly off the wall at an angle, giving a greater sense of perspective than with traditional mirrors.