Hand Made with Love
I make all of my designs by hand using weaving technics to assemble the pieces together. I am from Paris, and now based based out of Vancouver.
All landscapes expose unique facets of ourselves. In that sense having the opportunity to live in such contrasting cities allows me to connect to design with a wider and perhaps truer range of creativity.
Paris being the fashion pole that it is, is always inspiring for it’s timeless sophistication, but it’s true magic is rooted in it’s longevity. It is designed with human grandiosity at it’s core and takes pride in the detail, craftsmanship and time it takes to represent it.
Vancouver being an infant of a city in comparison exudes potential and grounds me with it’s humbling natural landscapes. In this fast growing city I am reminded of the direct influence our acts and choices have on our community.
My design career started in graphics. After working as a designer in the fashion industry, I co-founded the design company “Fivethousand Fingers”. After branding other fashion designers, art directing videos and photo-shoots I applied these fun times to my own hand-made practice that was until then reserved to after-work hours.
I believe that the materials have thought me best. It’s by exploring and playing with them that we understand their character, how they want to be used, what they are good at. When I create a new piece, it is a true collaboration between mind, craftsmanship and medium. Each medium asks to be treated differently. It’s only in interacting directly with it that I can understand it enough to start this intimate collaboration process.
I find a beautiful poetry in assembling leather one weave at a time; Using a traditional technique to create a modern object.
Our world has such abundance of objects that in my creations I have a strong appreciation in the time that goes into each weave to attain perfection. It allows me to connect to the material and each design in the most simple way.
Sometimes the biggest restrictions such as not using machinery can be our strongest inspiration.
The designs can either be made ready to ship or made to order. Don't hesitate to contact me with any questions!
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Lexane Rousseau designs and makes the Annoukis bags out of Montreal
All of our Annoukis designs are hand made by us. We make products we want and think that you might like then too.
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