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Inès Mélia - The Domestic Life - I have been very busy writing letters

Inès Mélia - The Domestic Life - I have been very busy writing letters

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« The Domestic Life » présente une série d'œuvres éphémères constituée d'objets du quotidien: vaisselles, fromages, fleurs, graines, et autres.
À travers ce travail, j'interroge le banal avec humour et explore comment la créativité peut révéler les possibles dans un réel… trop réel.

« I have been very busy writing letters »
Une série de mouchoirs brodés avec une écriture tremblante.
Les phrases un peu sentimentales proviennent des livres disparus. Les calligrammes, eux, sont inventés.

Pièce unique, fait à la maison

Papier cadeau
"J’ai fabriqué du papier cadeau à partir des pages découpées, afin que le Tissue Book (la boîte à mouchoirs) soit emballé dans ses propres pages. Laissant le choix à son propriétaire de jeter ou non le contenu du livre."

* Uniquement disponible en librairie
Étant donné que les pièces sont très fragiles, elles sont disponibles uniquement en retrait en librairie.
Une fois votre commande est prête à être retirée, nous vous enverrons un mail de confirmation. 
Si vous souhaitez une livraison par transporteur, veuillez nous contacter par mail.


« The Domestic Life » gathers ephemeral works made from everyday items: Dishes, cheese, flowers, seeds…you name it. <br>Through this work, I question the mundane with humor, and explore how creativity can reveal the possibles in the real— oh too real.

"I have been very busy writing letters"
A series of tissues embroidered with shaky writings.
Each sentence has been picked from the missing books, for its corniness. The calligrams are invented.

Unique piece, Homemade

Wrapping paper
The book is wrapped inside a cutout of its own pages, turned into wrapping paper.
Leaving to the owner the choice of keeping or not the contents of the books.

* Only available for pick-up at the bookshop
Since the pieces are very fragile, they are only available for pick-up in our bookshop in Paris.
Once your order is ready, we will send you a confirmation email.
If you wish to ship by carrier, please contact us by mail.


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Shipping Information

Preparation Time
Orders are processed within 1 to 2 business days, from Tuesday to Friday (excluding public holidays) after receiving your order confirmation email. You will receive another notification when your order has shipped. Some products are likely to be in the process of restocking and may require more time to prepare. In this case, we will inform you by email.

Packing and Shipping Rates
We take great care in ensuring that our products are packed in the most protective manner possible. For posters and prints, we roll them into a sturdy cardboard tube and then pack the tube into a cardboard box. However, please note that certain products, such as books and posters, may not be able to be packed together. As a result, orders with different product types or sizes may be subject to double shipping fees.

We offer worldwide shipping via French national post service, La Poste's Colissimo, Priority Mail, or Delivengo. The shipping fees for your order will be automatically calculated based on factors such as package weight, volume, and destination. If you prefer us to use a different carrier service such as UPS, FedEx, or DHL, please contact us prior to placing your order.

Transit estimates

  • Colissimo (Siganture on delivery):
    France: 2-3 business days
    - Europe: 3-5 business days
    - Other countries: 5-8 business days

  • Standard Mail / Priority Mail (No signature required):
    - France: 2-3 business days
    - Europe: 5-7 business days
    - Other countries: 7-14 business days

  • Delivengo (No signature required):
    - Other countries: 7-14 business days

Please keep in mind that delivery times are estimates and may be delayed due to high volumes at the carrier and customs processing.

In-store pickup
You can skip the shipping fees with free local pickup at our bookshop in Paris. After placing your order and selecting local pickup at checkout, your order will be prepared and ready for pick up within 24 hours (excluding weekends and holidays). We will send you an email when your order is ready along with instructions.

Our in-store pickup hours are from 10am to 7pm from Tuesday to Saturday, from 2pm to 7pm on Sunday. Please have your order confirmation email with you when you come.

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