Love for vintage scarves, passion for crafts, love for handmade work, patient and meticulous: these are Foulab’s ingredients.
A project that, first of all, is the result of the creative research of two young italian architects: Francesca Minervino and Federica Primavori.
Francesca and Federica started to work together during University, designing and sewing everyday objects and furniture just for themselves.
After few years, their project started to take a different shape, getting more and more mature and polished.
FouLab project’s soul is the carefull reasearch of unique vintage scarfs selected in vintage markets and old shops. Special places where to discover old accessories that can be took out oftheir original context and shaped in new contemporary decor items.
Vintage scarves, chosen for their small sizes, allow the creation of one-off a kind items, giving to the items itself the possibility to live a second life, with the magical alloure of uniqueness and the romantic taste of a bygone era
Some of the scarves are use by their whole part, some others are cut and reassembled with others, matched with the back of the pillow, always keeping an eye on the style, some time tone on tone, some time in contrast.
You can find geometrical prints alternate with floral designs, polka dots with small birds flying, or graphic elements matched with pattern: a heterogeneous mix combined with taste.
Federica was born in Reggio Emilia and Francesca in Parma. They get to know each other at Architecture University in Florence.
After the graduation, Francesca took up his career as architect, working in different offices, mainly in Florence. Federica, instead, after a pause from work due to the birth of her child, is now working mainly as graphic designer.