The artefacts by Filatex have a contemporary style that draws on the wide range of Sardinian handicrafts in order to create an innovative line of home décor accessories, which stand out for the use of fabrics and embroidery that form well-known compositions. The Filatex products are the result of a successful combination of skills: the established Filatex business of Furio Carturan and Bianca Damiani adds to the artistic and design skills of Mara Damiani, who studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Brera and who has a remarkable experience in the sector of graphics and illustration. Together, they look into the island's traditions from which stylised animals and decorative forms in bold colours, strongly evocative of traditional Sardinian weaving and costumes, are drawn and rendered with a captivating trait in projects for the creation of a sophisticated line of furnishing accessories. A very recent business, from the start Filatex stood out for its originality and clearly recognisable style, which is now well-known thanks to the widespread presence in the main handicraft and design shops on the island and the participation in the main trade fair events dedicated to the local and national handicraft excellences.
Filatex produces a distinctive line of textile furnishing accessories inspired by delicate references to the traditions and costumes of Sardinia, which are reinterpreted according to its unmistakeable contemporary taste. The entire collection is characterised by the elaboration of three typical animal figures: the moorhen, the little horse and the lapwing, all artistically stylised, combined with an explicit chromatic choice focused on white, black and red juxtaposed to the natural colour of cork. Cushions, decorative panels, table runners, upholstery for armchairs and other home décor items are easily recognisable for their decisive style capable of interpreting the rich traditional Sardinian culture in a novel and personal way.
The textile furnishing accessories by Filatex are designed through a conceptual and stylistic study of local traditions, realised using hand-operated digitised embroidery techniques and finished with the utmost care and precision.
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