Inaugural collection by Petite Friture


New French design company Petite Friture have launched with a collection of four pieces including this glass and cork table lamp by Paris designer Pierre Favresse (above).

Other projects in this first series include a pendent lamp called Vertigo (above) by Constance Guisset, faceted seating by Marie Declerck and Usin-e (below), and a modular candle stick by Jean-Charles Amey.

Petite Friture is founded by French designer Amelie du Passage and will present this collection at Maison & Objet in Paris later this month.

Here's some text from Petite Friture:


On Amelie du Passage's initiative, Petite Friture was born from a hint of feeling, a bit of fascination and a lot of firm conviction. A fad. For objects, their curves and their aspect.

For their authors, their creativeness and their calling into question. A vibration.

For materials and their possible new applications. And also a dash of frustration. To stop short in front of projects that are not manufactured.

So many tracks, and a feverish wish to follow them. Until it itched too hard.

For its first collect, six designers, four objects.

Posted on Friday January 8th 2010 at 6:07 am by . Copyright policy | Comments policy

  • How about showing a picture of the glass and cork fixture lit up ?
    You went into the trouble of adding all that texture to the shade, surely there must be a reason: it might be of interest to see it “in action”. Same for Vertigo lamp, and it would also be nice to see people sitting on the seating products.

  • xtiaan

    YES! fred is right the photos at dezeen often poorly describe the objects, which for a design site is strange, do you request that eveything be taken on a seamless white background?

    that cork and glass lamp does look like it would be a stunner

  • J.R.

    My god this site gets more idiotic comments than any other in the world. I’m serious.

  • @J.R.
    These are not sculptures.
    Lighting fixtures should be shown both on and off, seating should be sat upon even if it is only to show scale. That is one pretty basic requirement in the realm of proper communication of ideas.

    I am sorry for you if you think showing objects into their context is idiotic, but I guess everyone has their own way. Maybe if you shared a more in-depth opinion on how this presentation is better than what the previous commenters believe, you could enlighten us and help us all embrace the next decade’s design presentation techniques.

    Flaming is unnecessary; bouncing ideas around is.

  • ego sum paganus

    J.R you are an inspiration.

    to quote the many hundred aspiring dezeeners

    “wish I’d thought of that……”