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SIGNED is live!

launching signed

I am so delighted to announce the launch of SIGNED today!!!! It took a couple of months of hard work, travels, learnings, meetings with amazing artists and a big dose of fun for SIGNED to be open.

For this first edition, you will discover 4 artists from 3 different countries. All the artists I have selected are unique in their own ways, however they all share two things in common: a strong urban art influence as well as a deep messages they transport through their art. How exciting!!!

Our 4 artists have created exclusively for SIGNED premium limited edition prints of a selected works of art. All the prints are numbered and signed by the hand of the artists.

You will discover Elif, a 22-year-old artist and model from London who paints scenes representing the life of contemporary women, Fé_tavie the girl who sticks panties paste ups all over Paris, Matthias who questions social media and representation from his studio in Munich and Casiegraphics who spreads awareness around ecological issues between London and Munich. You can learn more about them and their art by watching their interviews on the website.

To Elif, Stefanie, Matthias and Charlotte: thank you from the bottom of my heart. Thanks for trusting me and my crazy ideas, you have made the start of SIGNED so easy, exciting and unforgettable. Thank you for sharing your passion and your art with us. I am very grateful.

Alice, Founder of SIGNED

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…and the idea was born

ALICE SIGNED FOUNDER

A life in Paris

I was born and raised in Paris and I was always interested by art in all forms. Paris, luckily for me, is a city, where culture and art is a commonplace and is easily accessible. Indeed, all museums are free until you turn 25, so I could really enjoy and develop my sensibility for art. Directly after high-school, I decided to study International Business and Marketing at the ESCE, a Paris business school. My studies gave me many opportunities several time to live abroad.

Two semesters in Berlin

The first time I moved was in 2012, to Berlin. As I said, I was always interested by art in general but my interest for art really picked there. I discovered an entire new universe with street-art and I got fascinated by the diversity and freedom of art. I would go every weekend to galeries, exhibitions, etc.

A year in Sydney

I later on, moved to Sydney and got blown away by the art scene. I fell in love with the art of artists like Lister and Fintan Magee in particular. It was a very stimulating artistic environment at this time and I could observe challenges faced by different artists. I thought a lot about this topic from different angles for the last 3 years. On the one hand, I realised how hard it could be by many of them to spread their talent to the world.
On the other hand, I realised that as an art lover, I have often felt frustrated by the lack of information about the art pieces and artists.

At the end of 2017, I returned to Australia and again stepped into the lively artistic scene of Sydney and Melbourne. After this, I decided then to launch the project I had been dreaming of during my first travel: offering a platform to artists to promote art through informative, colourful and vivid content.

My inspiration to start a business stemmed from a burning desire to share my passion for art and artists from different backgrounds and countries. I genuinely want people to discover new artistic worlds. Thus, I created SIGNED and my mission is to offer a platform where people can discover artists, relate to their stories, learn and question the art they exhibit on their walls.

Alice, Founder of SIGNED