The Celine Alexandre studio
Since 2005, after twelve years at the head of Atelier Dynale, the two creative Céline Sorigué and Alexandre Leu decide to found the studio Céline Alexandre to give an answer to the needs of architects, decorators or designers and offer an exceptional palette of refined material "matière d’art" dedicated to the most sophisticated interiors.
Our studio also propose unique or commissioned artworks, limited and numbered series as well as art objects and design pieces.
It is already fifteen years of creation since the label foundation which have allowed to make born master realizations delivered everywhere in the world heralding an exceptional potential for the forthcoming next years...
Alexandre was born in fashion : his great aunt Madame Ida, was Yves Saint Laurent main co-worker, and has been the first of the family to start living from her passion for arts and Haute Couture. Then his grand-mother, his mother and himself naturally. Master of colors, he knows how to combine tradition and avant-garde, drawing a personal and original artistic universe. Alexandre also develops some fine techniques destined for most precious photographic prints. He makes this know-how available to international photographers.
Céline is a real parisian attached to the French Art de vivre by which taste and elegance daily reinvent themselves. With her education as fashion designer she twists materials and reinvent refinement by always exploring new way of expression. As an answer to this creative journey desires she decides to found Céline Alexandre studio. Since always Céline also works at a more personal plastic production intended to join private collections worldwide.
The Celine Alexandre Team
Celine Alexandre's expertise
From Haute Couture to decorative arts...
With their expert team, the duo takes advantage of all the savoir-faire and Dynale workshop legacy.
They work together on creating refined material, decorative panels, artworks and art pieces specifically dedicated to great international projects.
Since 2005, the Studio collaborate this way with the best virtuoso of decoration, design and architecture worlds.
They propose an endless range of possibility, a palette with no limit and a potential with no measure at the disposal of their private clients and business partners.
Research & Development
From traditional mastery to contemporary production methods the studio always search new forms of expressions.
Each year hundreds of new samples are produced and the savoir-faire is questioned and challenged every day.
The creatives and most audacious purchasers challenge the studio to develop new previously unseen bespoke material based on specific requests package with tints, colors, expected effect or any other technical requirement linked to special application fields.
Céline Alexandre studio has collaborated to some of the most remarkable projects of the past few years. From Royal Atlantis in Dubai to the biggest private Mega Yatch and going by the Lutetia palace in Paris. Its realizations find the most precious frame. Haute Couture maisons, great jewelers and watch makers entrust the studio with the display decors and promotion of their collections. They collaborate with great fabrics and wallpaper editors, searching for unequaled excellence. The studio develop and edit a new collection of art pieces intended to collector clients. Their unique artworks take place in most ambitious decors.
Our material palettes
We work on and ennoble materials intended to design or architecture projects.
So as to obtain spectacular results, the studio possess an absolute mastery of color illustrated in understated and deep shades as well as structured flat tint.
All the large palette of gold is used. The coppers, silvers or more surprising inputs reveal paterns with more or less density.
A collection of sober and elegant material developed around an off-whites panel and "faux-unis" allows decorators to play with contrasts and preserve the more refined golds effects.
Our unique artworks
& limited series
We develop unique artworks and limited series intended to join private collections and public places. These artworks are made for refined material and light lovers interested in finding the same excellence we reserve to Haute Couture tissues.
We love combining well balanced composition with the irreproachable execution of our patterns carefully appended to noble material which can radiate by themselves due to their refinement but also so as to enhance our drawings and designs.
Many of our artworks are kept confidential but some are exhibited in galleries or during prestigious events.
Our commissioned artworks
At the occasion of very special projects, the studio create artworks dedicated to singular environnements conditions and specificities.
In collaboration with architectes, decorators, maisons de couture or great hospitality labels, we adapt our creative universe to match the one of our collectors and clients.
Then exclusive collaborations can born, technical challenge and unique manifestation of our savior-faire through bespoke orders which each time request to renew our practice ad iconic patterns.
Each time the occasion to reinvent ourselves but never betraying the studio's primary essence.
More recently the studio chose to develop a new range of product edited in collaboration with the best french workshop to propose signature pieces which combine timeless lines and exceptional materials.
Pieces heir of the art deco era and intended to age with generations of collectors.
Representative of our period and of our savoire-faire, it is also the chance associate our hands to other masters's ones, "French compagnons", steel and bronze makers, glassmakers, upholstery specialists. Art masters or craftsmen united around a unique edition and design project.
Screens, mirrors, side tables, seats, boxes or trays born in our workshop.
The history of Celine Alexandre studio
This year marks the beginnings of Jeanne Fayolle. Her remarkable rise to the top of many maisons de couture will drive her to become head of workshop at Christian Dior.
In 1922, Germaine, her sister, also starts at the great fashion designer as a «petite main».
En 1962, when she follows Yves Saint-Laurent who launch his own maison, Jeanne is renamed «Madame Ida» and will manage the workshop. Germaine will then join her and both of them will achieve their honorable careers.
It is finally, Evelyne Leu, Germaine's daughter who will found Dynale workshop first specialized in silk painting and soon became one of the main reference in the Haute Couture confidential world.
Alexandre Leu, her son, joined by his wife Céline Sorigué take over the reins of the family workshop.
The association of those two young talents opens a new era of innovation, the workshop diversifies its skills and savoire-faire to become a real laboratory of research for material ennoblement.
Today and for a long time, by their traditional, technical and innovative productions at the service of the best fashion designers, the precious realizations of Dynale workshop keeps sublimating season after season the creations of the greatest international maisons de couture.
Creation of Céline Alexandre studio and label dedicated to projects for art, design and decoration markets...
Our references & partners
Louis Vuitton, Paris
François Joseph Graf, Paris
Michelle Andrews, New-York
Holland & Sherry Studio, New-York
Atelier 27, Paris
Sybille de Margerie, Paris
Hotel Lutetia, Paris
St Regis, Astana
Royal Atlantis, Dubai
Waldorf Astoria, San Fransisco
Reymond Langton Mega Yatchs, Bath
Anne Jacquemin Sablon, Paris
Twenty First Gallery, New-York