About the fibre
Abacá, or Manila hemp, is one of the strongest textile fibres. Extracted from the core of the stalk, the fibres from this plant, which belongs to the banana family and is grown in Ecuador and the Philippines (Musa textilis), are used in haute couture fashion and interior design. It can be dyed to produce rich and refined colours while retaining a slightly transparent quality. Since the fibre is obtained through the ecological process of tuxying, the thread is guaranteed to be 100% plant-based. The know-how involved in processing this fibre offers a product with a multitide of creative possibilities for the production of blinds, Japanese room dividers and wall coverings.
It is one of the rarest things on our planet. Abaca carved in 3 dimensions is undoubtedly one of the most precious skilled crafts in the world of plant fiber. This collection and its exceptional pieces carry the incredible transmission– allowing gestures to be perpetuated over the decades and to continue to acquire even more finesse, delivering the unparalleled richness we find today. In these organic and architectural forms polished by hand with seashells, we perceive the fruit of an ancestral encounter between man and his environment. These creations are suitable for making wall panels, screens or furniture but are not intended for blinds.