Today we are properly introducing Kilometre to the world and I felt like I had to tell you a bit more about this crazy project I have been working on for almost five years, one year full time. I wouldn’t even be able to say how it all began..... Read more
(*Platokaolinophile: compulsive collector of plates.)
What is taste if not a ringed spectrum where the two extremes -- impeccable taste and vulgarity -- come together in an awkward, therefore exhilarating, reunion? It is teetering on this border that stimulates the creative mind and that, ultimately, propels our culture forward. So,.. Read more
There is no doubt that traveling enriches our lives, but let’s admit it: taking to the road (or the skies) can also be a bit of a hassle. The easiest of tasks suddenly take on herculean dimensions as we leave the comfort of our homes... Read more
Kilometre has been always interested in exploring new authentic and upcoming destinations. This time we decided to dive in to the mysterious and cold world of arctic.
Just when it seemed like the digital world had rendered the film tape completely obsolete But the Piql.. Read more
For the first three months of 2017, the mythic Selfridges has created a new world - a Material World, more specifically - focusing on 8 innovative brands, and the 8 different sustainable textiles that they use. These materials include Scottish wool, organic cotton, recycled leather,.. Read more
It’s the end of the plastic bag as we know it. Starting from New Year 2017, single-use carrier bags have been banned in French grocery stores. By the end of 2018, they’ll be phased out in the entire EU. This isn’t just for Europeans; similar.. Read more
Join us in the Big Apple for the second round of our Draw Me Your Travel event series at Outsider Art Fair, the world’s first and only fair dedicated to Art Brut, Folk and Outsider Art. Kilometre invites children (and kids-at-heart) to draw their New.. Read more
The Kilometre team’s Sunday treat are the indie short films showing at Le CiNeMa Club. Founded by former producer Marie-Louise Khondji, this new online cinema shows a different film every Sunday for free. Enjoy a carefully curated selection of undiscovered films in the privacy of.. Read more
Travel Africa by way of Paris. New travel guide Little Africa invites you to delve deep into African culture in the heart of Paris. Like Little Havana in Miami and Chinatown in New York, now find Little Africa in Paris. After encountering members of the.. Read more
Why and how did you begin designing textiles?
My father worked in the garment district for companies selling fabrics, so that was always around me. After high school, I spent time in specialized art schools. I was painting and into the decorative pattern movement happening at the.. Read more
At Kilometre, we are constantly searching for the latest destinations - therefore, we’d like to introduce you to the world’s newest nation…Nowhereisland.
In this recently founded republic, discrimination, war, call centres, and taking oneself too seriously are all strictly banned, but ice cream is free on.. Read more
A complete sensorial experience. Gastronomy, performance, costume, environment, scent, lighting, sound - all disciplines synchronized. An experimental project that invites its audience to consume art through every one of their senses. This is total immersion. This is The Waldorf Project.
The project is composed of.. Read more
From Jean Dubuffet and Henry Darger to Howard Finster and Adolf Wölfi, outsider artists have redefined art and culture. Forgetting artistic conventions; ignoring art critics; creating freely; returning as artists to a child’s state of mind - a place of boundless imagination.
Outsider artists challenge.. Read more
Where are you from ? Where do you live ?
I was born in a small village near Fontainebleau forest, right in the heart of the landscapes that have inspired the impressionist painters. I now live in the 20th arrondissement in Paris, which is a perfect neighbourhood for me.. Read more
Always on the run, Kilometre has settled down for a while at Le Bon Marché, for a collaborative pop up this summer in Paris. After all, this is what they both share: Paris. For the occasion, Kilometre has reunited all its creative friends and invited them.. Read more
First climber to ascend all fourteen peaks over 8,000 metres above sea level, first to ascend alone and without supplementary oxygen the on Mount Everest, Reinhold Messner has made over 500 hikes. All of that makes him one of the greatest adventurers of our times... Read more