Dwell 24: Wendy Andreu

Dwell 24: Wendy Andreu

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French designer Wendy Andreu combines her metalworking skills with unique materials to produce fashion accessories‚ furniture‚ and carpets.

"I was terrible at sewing techniques—sewing machines were a nightmare‚" recalls Andreu‚ 28. An accomplished metalworker‚ the young Frenchwoman—as a student at the Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands—wanted to go out of her comfort zone and turned to textiles‚ at first with disastrous results. She solved the problem by using glue. 

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