MAISON GALA and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
In two decades of working for major groups, I have had ample occasion to hear all about CSR and the steps taken by companies to demonstrate their commitment to the concept. Why subscribe to the principles of CSR ?Companies applying CSR are expected to cater to the particular challenges of their business sector, having a serious vision of their role in society.
PORTRAIT OF A CRAFTSWOMAN: Caterina, lightness in action
What Caterina teaches us is that the earth from which ceramics are made contains everything needed for a work of art: air, colored pigments, fire and water. A creative alchemist, she combines these elements, in proportions differing each time, to create porcelain objects that are always unique.
PORTRAITS OF OUR CRAFTSMEN AND WOMEN: Danilo from Sicily
Craftsmen and women who create products that tell a story and preserve age-old traditions. Today I should like to introduce you to Danilo, master craftsman and creator of our decorative majolica Sicilian Moor’s heads and pine cones.
Maison Gala’s “zero waste” packaging policy
With all the climate concerns, I am convinced that even packaging must play its part. But how could packaging play a role in a brand's commitment to more responsible consumption?
What your logo says about your product
When I was building my business, I was a thousand miles from having any notion of brand identity. I reveal to you our secrets on the creation of the logo: the process with a professional graphic designer.
Why choose a handmade product?
Often the look and quality of a handcrafted product speaks for itself.
Imperfection sublimated by Gold: the art of Kintsugi
I learned about Kintsugi during my journey of discovery and acknowledgement of the artisans of Maison gala and I immediately fell in love with this ancestral art rich in meaning.
Refinement and ecology : it is possible with hemp!
Flax and hemp, two textile fibers produced in our latitudes that are both attractive, ecological and sustainable. As we know, our planet is suffering. The environment is becoming a concern for all of us and
In France, the art of the table recognized as a cultural heritage by Unesco
A real practice, which contributes to our cultural diversity and which deeply, strengthens the collective identity of the French, but not only, confirmed by an Italian in Paris!