A workshop in Paris

Today the MAISON DOGNIN is first a workshop on the slopes of the hill of Montmartre: in the heart of the Goutte d'Or district, in the 18th arrondissement of Paris. We create all the bags, build them, and then make them entirely on site.

It is the fulfillment of a dream: to reunite new creation and manufacture. In this way, both interact constantly. It is a question of values and also to enlarge the field of the possible, at the same time as the quality of the productions. A centuries-old tradition in Paris, which has always worked wonders in the crafts of Art.


New forms

Everything starts with a search for new forms. Notably by reinterpreting the moulding techniques of the kicker. Or how to assemble leather, reinforcements, lining in a way that generates innovative volumes in 3D. For ergonomics as well as for formal pleasure.

Thus, in 2002, the Palais Galliera, the fashion museum of the city of Paris, acquired two bags, the MARIVAUX and the VENDÔME, for the innovative nature of their forms and their invoices.

This formal research led us to develop a leather goods factory according to different principles, which can be described as organic. Each piece is a module with a particular consistency, mounted with its reinforcement and lining. Then we assemble the different modules to get the volume of the bag.


Secret gardens and hand work

Everything starts with a search for new forms. Notably by reinterpreting the moulding techniques of the kicker. Or how to assemble leather, reinforcements, lining in a way that generates innovative volumes in 3D. For ergonomics as well as for formal pleasure.

Thus, in 2002, the Palais Galliera, the fashion museum of the city of Paris, acquired two bags, the MARIVAUX and the VENDÔME, for the innovative nature of their forms and their invoices.

This formal research led us to develop a leather goods factory according to different principles, which can be described as organic. Each piece is a module with a particular consistency, mounted with its reinforcement and lining. Then we assemble the different modules to get the volume of the bag.