Atelier Février is a story of a modern art infused with the traditional expertise to create a Rug that is truly original and unique.
Founders of Atelier Février, Florian Pretet and Lisa Mukhia Pretet design together outstanding rugs skillfully hand-knotted in Nepal. Their pieces are the epitome of contemporary art fused with traditional craftsmanship.
A graduate from the Parisian Fashion School Studio Berçot. Florian Pretet is a French designer who worked several years for a prestigious French fashion brand that led him to Kathmandu. Through Atelier Février he breathes life into his drawing, translating them into beautiful design pieces.
Born and raised between Darjeeling and Kathmandu - where traditions are the culture’s cornerstone - Lisa Mukhia Pretet is a keen entrepreneur with a strong love for fashion and craft. She lived in Nepal for 15 years where her work experience and her exposure to vernacular techniques, brought forward her fascination for traditional crafts that have been passed along for generations.
Real life partners, coming from a different cultural and professional background, their association is drawn from those common passions for art, fashion, craft, and expertise.