Homo Faber

PRESS EN Languages Account Follow us Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter
Presented by logo Homo Faber by Michelangelo Foundation
Explore Artisans Museums & Galleries Experience Itineraries About
©Anne-Charlotte Saliba
©All rights reserved
©Alex Gallosi
©Alex Gallosi

Anne-Charlotte Saliba

  • Paper worker
  • Buxières les mines, France
  • Master Artisan
Anne-Charlotte Saliba Paper worker
French, English
By appointment only
+33 (0)663633171
©Alex Gallosi

When light takes shape

  • • Anne-Charlotte's works are distinguished by delicacy
  • • She is inspired by the lines and veins of plants
  • • Each creation is a unique piece

As a paper sculptor, Anne-Charlotte Saliba discovered the material during her studies of applied arts in environmental design. Paper helped her to experiment with her ideas. "I wanted to work with my hands," she explains. "Paper was much more within my economic reach. This, combined with the fact that the material offered me an incredible range of possibilities, gave me the chance to dedicate myself to this type of art craft". Not only paper, but also light, something that she already felt inside herself and that, applied to paper sculptures, results into unique creations: lamps either with geometric shapes or with sinuous movements that give lightness and elegance to the object and the environment in which it is placed.

Read the full interview


  • ©Créateurs Chevreuses
  • ©Alex Gallosi
  • ©Anne-Charlotte Saliba
  • ©Anne-Charlotte Saliba
  • ©Anne-Charlotte Saliba
Photo: ©Créateurs Chevreuses
Piléa wall light

The lampshade of the Piléa wall lamp is made by folding a single piece of paper. The use of the same fold creates facets and edges that reveal themselves according to the time of day. On its brass support, as if delicately placed on its stem, the leaf-like lamp diffuses light through its veins.

Diameter 25 cm

Photo: ©Alex Gallosi
Lamp Tripode

A lamp inherited from the fifties, with a delicate small size, which evokes that of a jewel. Its milky side gives it an infinite softness.

Height 23 cm
Diameter 20 cm

Photo: ©Anne-Charlotte Saliba
Lampes Boa

A light inspired by nature that awakens the imagination by plunging us into an earthly, aerial or abyssal universe. Its singularity is born through its moving skin made of paper scales that can be manipulated as one wishes.

Height 35 cm
Diameter 55 cm

Photo: ©Anne-Charlotte Saliba
Siphonophore géant et univers marin

This artwork depicting a giant Siphonophore is made of sculpted papers under glass in different formats. It is composed of small perforations and incisions, which play on the elasticity of the paper to create a relief. A volume grid is then drawn, a unique graphic design, punched, incised according to the movement of the hand on the paper.

Height 70 cm
Diameter 55 cm

Photo: ©Anne-Charlotte Saliba
Suspension Ariane

Suspension is made of a brass plate and chiseled paper. An ode to lightness where a vegetal world seems to vibrate, hatching above our heads.

Height 99 cm
Diameter 67.5 cm

You may also like

Download the app

Find all the Homo Faber Guide content at hand, save, like and much more!