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Lucie Touré

  • Paper sculptor
  • Paris, France
  • Rising Star
Lucie Touré Paper sculptor
French, English
By appointment only
+33 672088665
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The delicate art of scale

  • • Lucie's designs are made with a mix of materials
  • • She expresses herself through her detailed designs
  • • Her primary material is paper

Lucie Touré’s artisanship is anchored in study and technique. After receiving her high school degree in applied arts, she then studied embroidery at the Ecole Duperré and went on to take a degree in textiles and materials from France’s École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs. Touré worked for six years in creative workshops for several luxury brands before establishing her own studio, where she now collaborates with designers and brands on anything from window displays to large installations. Tradition is a vital element of her art as the elementary techniques of her craft enable her to go beyond those traditions to then innovate through her choice of materials and style.

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  • ©Lucie Touré
  • ©Lucie Touré
  • ©Lucie Touré
  • ©Lucie Touré
  • ©Lucie Touré
Photo: ©Lucie Touré

This tryptic was created from embroidered paper modules assembled with brass rings and finished with printed copper sheets.

Width 28 cm
Height 56 cm

Photo: ©Lucie Touré
Papiers tissés 1 & 2

Sample of cut and woven papers, with cut paper flowers embroidered with seed beads, Swarovski crystal bicones and aluminium foil.

Width 28 cm
Height 42 cm

Photo: ©Lucie Touré
Paper Top

Metallic paper modules have been adorned with Swarovski crystal jewellery, embroidered with paper flowers and assembled with brass rings to create this delicate sweetheart neck top.

Width 40 cm
Height 50 cm

Photo: ©Lucie Touré
Papiers tissés 3

This paper sample was made from cut and woven paper. Cut paper flowers embroidered with seed beads, Swarovski crystal bicones, sequins and lurex thread were added to the paper.

Length 29 cm
Height 46 cm

Photo: ©Lucie Touré
Papiers assemblés 4

The paper sample is made from embroidered paper modules assembled together with brass rings and printed copper leaf.

Length 24 cm
Height 52 cm

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