Where does Constance Guisset live?
Constance Guisset Studio
Constance Guisset collaborates for the first time with Monoprix. Accessories, tableware, linens ... The designer has devised a delicate and joyful collection dedicated to the art of living. It will be on sale, exclusively, in some stores of the sign from April 19, 2017. To make you wait Constance Guisset has agreed to open the doors of its spaces to live and work.
When she's not in her apartment, Constance Guisset is in his studio of creation, located in the 18th district of Paris, in the Goutte d'Or. Since 2010, this is where the designer works. It's a "big space with a canopy, bathing the space in the light, I like the light to go through it and it's a big space with nooks, it's also an island of calm in a living neighborhood. The entrance on the ground floor overlooks the street, allowing us to accommodate deliveries, while the office and the model workshop are isolated, quiet, "she says.
Constance Guisset never stops imagining and creating. His Studio collaborates with many French and foreign furniture publishers as Little Frying (The Vertigo suspension is her!), Mustache, Tectona, Nature & Discoveries, Molteni ... And for the first time, she becomes "star designer" for Monoprix. While waiting for this collection devoted to the world of the house to arrive on the shelves of the brand (April 19, 2017), Constance Guisset opens the doors of his interiors: work and life.
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Studio Constance Guisset
Why this collaboration with Monoprix?
Constance Guisset: Working with Monoprix means committing to making everyday objects accessible everywhere and for everyone. It is a beautiful specification. It was also an opportunity to make a happy collection, which goes well to its ephemeral nature.
How do you manage to renew yourself constantly while keeping your signature?
Constance Guisset: It's all the job of the creator! Inspiration is everywhere, nourishes the imagination and continues to make creations live.
Why did you focus on the art of the table?
Constance Guisset: The collection comes in many ways: small tables, lamps, mirrors, shopping cart, doormat, notebooks ... All this is added a collection of tableware because it corresponds well to the reality of the distribution of Monoprix: small objects that can be carried home by shopping. Moreover, this collection is joyous and convivial, which corresponds well to the arts of the table.
Collance Constance Guisset x Monoprix on sale exclusively from 19 April 2017
Constance Guisset x Monoprix
Have you put some of your creations for Monoprix at home?
Constance Guisset: They have not arrived yet, but I want to put everything at home! In particular, the doormat, the caddy, the dishes, the tea towels, the aprons and the notebooks.
What does your interior look like?
Constance Guisset: I would say it is clear and functional.
Your favorite room where you like to be and spend time?
Constance Guisset: My library is also a dining room: a space to isolate yourself or meet, depending on the moment.
An object or piece of furniture that you could not separate?
Constance Guisset: I attach little importance to objects, except for sentimental reasons. Among my most precious possessions, there is a penknife that I have since I was little.
What object would you have liked to invent?
Constance Guisset: The umbrella ! One of the smartest and funest things I know.
The kitchen, rather open or closed?
Constance Guisset: Open when I'm with family and closed when I'm not finished dinner and guests arrive.
A dish unexpectedly?
Constance Guisset: Grated carrots and soft-boiled egg.
Your favorite color in your home?
Constance Guisset: In life, my favorite color is yellow. For the interior, it depends on the place. For example, there is yellow in the studio but not in my apartment.
Studio Constance Guisset
Your last purchase - useful or futile! - for the House ?
Constance Guisset: The coat rack Ooga Booga by Bertjan Pot, edited by Mustache. He found his place in my bathroom.
What can you find at home more unusual?
Constance Guisset: Skeletons of ray.
If you were a material, which one would you be?
Constance Guisset: Wood. It's the material I've been working on since I was little, with the scroll saw I received as a gift for my eleven years.
Curtains, doors, shutters? What does it inspire you?
Constance Guisset: Heat, for the curtains. Privacy, for the doors. Night, for shutters.
What is on your bedside table?
Constance Guisset: A book, a stone, a lamp.
Do you dream of one more room? If so, for what purpose?
Constance Guisset: I would love an extra room, to make a workshop, where I could work without having to tidy up all the time.
Rather orderly or messy?
Constance Guisset: Both, in a way. I am orderly in my head, but I can also be messy everyday, when I work and ideas are jostling.
Do you have a storage or decor trick to give us?
Constance Guisset: I have an obsession for hiding cables. I often use boxes to hide them.
Are you green plants, balcony, terrace, garden?
Constance Guisset: By far, the garden. It is also a place of creation.
What are your upcoming projects ?
Constance Guisset: They are numerous ! There will be new items: Canova ceramic dishes edited by Mustache and Panache mirrors edited by Petite Friture. I also work on several scenographies, including that of the exhibition Autophoto which will open in April at the Cartier Foundation. I am also preparing an exhibition of my work at the Fabre museum in Montpellier from May to September 2017.
Constance Guisset Studio
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