Artisans and creators from Poitou have an unparalleled know-how. Life is in full swing in their workshops-boutiques. Push open the door and admire the expert fingers.
Talented international ambassador for Poitiers, the ceramist made her name thanks to an original folding technique. Her corrugated cardboard mug is a must have. Her "Cônes" vase is distributed at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) boutique in New York.
151, Grand'Rue in Poitiers Tel : 06 24 89 97 57
The enamelling of Ligugé Abbey
Since 1945, the monks have been developing the technique of golden grisaille which has made them famous. We like reproductions of cathedral stained glass windows and collaborations with contemporary artists (George Braque, Marc Chagall...).
Place du Révérend Père Lambert in Ligugé
Tel : 05 49 55 21 12
The Umbrella Factory
In the picturesque Grand'Rue, the François family has been repairing and crafting seeds and umbrellas for eight or twelve whales for four generations in one of the last workshops in France.
137 Grand'Rue in Poitiers Tel : 05 49 41 18 77
With Engraved Wood
A stone's throw from the Notre-Dame church, Jérôme Bouchard perpetuates the techniques of savings size printmaking. In his workshop-gallery, the artist draws, then engraves and finally prints on letterpresses. A unique atmosphere!
65 rue de la Cathédrale in Poitiers Tel : 09 84 52 63 95
Atelier Ceramics d.
This former interior designer fell in love at first sight with porcelain, and since then she has continued her search for purity and harmony by revisiting and sublimating forgotten everyday objects - inner tube, light bulb, iron pourer...
36 rue du Maréchal Foch in Poitiers
Tel : 06 25 55 87 02
Taillefer Jewellery Jewelry
For forty-five years, Paul Taillefer has been creating custom-made pieces from drawings or photos. The craftsman works with gold, silver, platinum and precious stones. A single objective: to create jewellery.
of your dreams.
82 rue de la Cathédrale in Poitiers Tel : 05 49 41 42 47
My Paper Universe
In her superb stone studio, Agnès has a view of the garden that she pampers like no other. In this little paradise, the artist makes luminous creations from beautiful Japanese papers that she also sells for origami, cardboard, bookbinding...
75 chemin de la Grotte à Calvin in Poitiers
Tel : 06 52 40 79 97
The medieval city of Chauvigny :
is full of art craftsmen's stores: leather goods, stone sculptor, jewelry creation, paintings...
Le P'tit Choucas
Paper Scissors Workshop (cartery - decoration)
2 Saint-Martial Street
Sculptures on stone
28 Saint-Martial Street
Les P'tits Papiers
Paper jewelry - deco
23 rue des Puys
The courtyard of the artisans
Grouping of craftsmen: soaps, jewels, decoration, cartery, wool, bags...
23 rue des Puys
23 rue des Puys
3 place du Donjon
The Maple Pottery
Handcrafted ceramic creation
12 plan Saint Pierre
Medieval and fantasy souvenir store: regional products, toys, decorations, clothes, medieval drinks
5 place de Donjon
The Perched Workshop
At the foot of the collegiate church
Vintage thrift store open in July/August
8 Saint-Pierre Street
Site : https://www.lovelythings-vintage.com/