constance guisset: francis for petite friture
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jul 06, 2011

constance guisset: francis for petite friture

‘francis’ mirror series by constance guisset for petite friture



created by french designer constance guisset for the paris-based company petite friture, the ‘francis’ mirrors place soft washes of colour directly onto their viewing surfaces: the ‘results of a series using pigments vanishing on water‘ that are designed to suggest convexity and depth.


the pocket mirrors, produced in two colour models, have a diameter of 7.5cm (3 inches); a wall-hanging version measures 60cm (23.6 inches). the backs of all pieces are lacquered in black. the pocket mirrors feature a satin finger ribbon in a colour matching the mirror’s print, while the wall model can be inclined at a range of angles via an attached cord.

constance guisset: francis for petite friture
hand mirror, front and back views

constance guisset: francis for petite friture
wall mirror, front and back views

constance guisset: francis for petite friture
full view of wall mirror

constance guisset: francis for petite friture
detail on pigmentation

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