Paul Priestman

I am very happy to confirm that we successfully signed a major design contract [...] involving the design of a new high speed 350kmh EMU train. I would like to thank the British European Design Group for their initial introduction and their tireless assistance to Priestman Goode in negotiating a contract of this importance. Thank you again and we look forward to continuing our working relationship with the British European Design Group.

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‘Stripcloth Splendours’ at Maison&Objet

07.09.2012 - 11.09.2012

Traditional Horizontal Mosse Handloom, Burkina Faso | Photo: A.Phillips
Traditional Horizontal Mosse Handloom, Burkina Faso | Photo: A.Phillips

Culture, Beauty, Identity - Indigenous Traditional Skills and Cultural Identity as ‘Added Value’ in the Contemporary Revival of West Africa’s Textile Heritage

This summer the British European Design Group, London and the Burkina based non-government organisation SOS-SaveOurSkills present the exhibition ‘Stripcloth Splendours’ as part of the Maison & Objet’s 2012 Animation programme. Drawn from the unique ‘Projet de Tissage’ in Burkina Faso, this exhibition brings together for the first time in France, the story of the ancient textile traditions and heritage of West Africa and its survival in the 21st Century.

Venue

Maison&Objet September 2012
Parc d’Expositions, Villepinte
7 – 11 September 2012
Entrance Hall 1, Animation
www.maison-objet.com

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