A photo stylist for over twenty years, Christine Millerin spent her childhood in Casablanca, where she was born, but decided to return to France at the age of 16 to study textiles at the Fine Arts School in Mulhouse. There she attended specialized “Art & Textiles" courses for three years. This seems to have instilled a love for textiles and design in her forever. Today head of her own design studio, which she opened in the heart of Arles in July 2010, she describes her work as "repair work" where she likes to "revive damaged textiles".
Collages, beads, embroidery... Christine Millerin combines a multitude of techniques to give life to her works, which have recently been exhibited in Roubaix and Arles. Concerning her sources of inspiration, Christine Millerin explains that she is attracted by "old, ethnic and exotic fabrics" that she likes to rework in her own way, to create unique pieces such as pouches, embroidered handbags, jewelry, or cushions... Make sure to visit her studio and discover its wonders!
DiscoverAtelier Christine Millerin7 rue de la Liberté13200 ArlesTel: 06 70 76 80 16www.christinemillerin.free.fr/