HEART & crafts is the creator and co-organizer of the WONDER LAB living treasures of France exhibition at the Tokyo National Museum.


Bringing together 15 of the most talented French artistic craftsmen and women, the WONDER LAB exhibition offers a fresh perspective on contemporary creation. From silver smithery to ceramics, artistry with feathers, tortoiseshell glass, leather, straw, paper and textile, the excellence and diversity of French artistic crafts were put on view in Japan for the first time.

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For London Craft Week 2018, the Institut français welcomes French Masters of Art Fanny Boucher (Heliogravure), Lison de Caunes (Straw Marquetry) and Hervé Obligi (Stone Marquetry) for a discussion on their creative processes and techniques and how they oscillate from tradition to innovation.


MEDITERRANEUM- livre d'art, photos Edouard Elias, héliogravure Fanny Boucher

In the world of artistic crafts, the most beautiful alchemy happens when exceptional and passionate people come together. A collaboration between héliograveur Fanny Boucher and photojournalist Edouard Elias, ‘Mediterraneum’ is the epitome of this.



Film-maker Yannick Coutheron followed Jean Girel for four years to film an extraordinary documentary on the man who is considered today as the greatest contemporary French ceramist.