Box Rosa Mundi - colored

A Paris chez Antoinette Poisson x diptyque

The perfect place to store your trinkets and treasures, this box is delicately covered in domino paper. Back in the 18th century, dominos were used as wallpaper as well as to cover books and everyday objects. Each sheet is printed individually and hand-colored using stencils.

This forgotten craft is here revived by A Paris chez Antoinette Poisson through a decorative and functional item, adorned with the Rosa Mundi pattern created for diptyque.


Size : 27 x 21, Height: 15 cm


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The diptyque Decoration shops

  • Westbourne Grove

    195 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, W11 2SB

    +44 (0) 207 727 8673

    Monday to Saturday 10am – 6pm

    Sunday 12pm – 6pm

  • Marylebone High

    68 Marylebone High Street, W1U 5JH London

    +44 (0) 207 224 4948

    Monday to Saturday 10am-6pm

    Sunday 12pm-6pm

  • Brook Street

    37 Brook Street, W1K 4HH

    +44 (0) 207 495 8464

    Monday to Saturday 10am-6pm

    Sunday 12pm-6pm

Craftmanship

Julie Stordiau, Vincent Farelly and Jean-Baptiste Martin discovered layers of domino paper artifacts on the walls, accumulated over the centuries on a restoration site. In an effort to reconstruct the found relics, they started researching the lost art of domino craft and became captivated by its history. Replaced around the end of the 18th century by the emergence of continuous printed wallpaper in large rolls, dominos used to be printed one sheet at a time from etched wooden plates, and hand-painted with stencils to add color. With A Paris chez Antoinette Poisson, the trio brings back to life the refined and intimate interiors of the 18th century. When treasures of domino paper were found in diptyque’s archives, both houses came together in a fortuitous collaboration to create the Rosa Mundi pattern.

Material

Cardboard and domino paper

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A Paris chez Antoinette Poisson

A Paris chez Antoinette Poisson

The bazaar also brings together friends of the Maison – “les amis de diptyque”.
We invited artists, illustrators and designers who share our approach to create unique objects specially: printed boxes by Antoinette Poisson, pyjamas with dreamlike motifs from the artist Pierre Marie, porcelain artefacts from the painter Julien Colombier.
It’s one way of bringing our family together around new projects, which will continue to emerge over the coming months.

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