Demoiselles d’Anjou, a newcomer to the tableware industry, uses a technique called « fusing » to create its collections.
Spotted on the tables of the excellent Parisian restaurant « Anona », led by Chef Thibaut Spiwak, the skilful and intriguing creations of the brand’s two designers catch the eye. Even though the sisters Cléa and Manon Malbezin are discreet and seasoned, it is from their design workshop Rive d’Arts in the city of Ponts-de-Cé in Maine-et-Loire that they outfit some of France’s most prestigious Michelin-starred restaurants.
Tableside with Demoiselles d'Anjou
The two artisans and entrepreneurs have complementary approaches and draw from the textile and fashion industries to create their high-end dishware collections using fusing. This thermoforming technique allows them to understand, control, and fully exploit their materials by hollowing out and filling in surfaces and applying layers of glass powder coloured with precise doses of pigment.
Plates that interact with their dishes
The result of this expertise, which pays homage to traditional art from Anjou, is a unique collection of colours. Featuring subtle nuances, these hand-decorated products work together to create a dialogue with the dishes they highlight. The authenticity, modern style, and classy luxury of these collections are best summed up by the chefs who use them, because these elegant plates succeed in showcasing their delicious recipes to perfection.