Our story

ALTO DUO, DESIGNING UNUSUAL OBJECTS

Alto Duo is a family business launched by a brother and a sister from the South of France. They love colors, and having fun. They are very enthusiastic and they want to create happy atmosphere at home.

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CHILDHOOD

Our story geins in the 1990s, in a family vineyard located in Périgord (South of France) (Château Terre Vieille). Among four children, Mayeul et Paloma, spend afternoons playing with Lego game and drawing everywhere on the walls of the house. In this calm countryside environment, they developed their first projects and ideas. They build little objects with wood and whatever they could find in the forest.

WHAT AN ADVENTURE!

The kids grew up, Mayeul became a designer (mayeuldesign.com) et Paloma a textile designer (palomamm.com). After their studies, they finally decided to come back to they beloved countryside to enjoy nature, colors, sun and landscapes. Together, they laughed Alto Duo, a brand that designs objets made in France (in their home region: Périgord, and in the Vosges region).

Meet the team

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HANDMADE

Mayeul and Paloma build themselves all the prototypes. They use the wood from local trees and build the furnitures in their workshop. When they are satisfied by their creation, they work closely with local manufactures to develop their designs. Currently, all the furnitures are made in Périgord (South West of France) and the home linen in the Vosges region (North East of France).

About the making process