John Paul Gaultier to design home textiles

Paris: French fashion designer John Paul Gaultier is set to venture into home furnishings. He has signed a deal with Paris-based fabric specialist Lelievre.

"I`m only a couturier. My metier is the art of dressing, and I`ve channeled the codes of my collections into these furnishing fabrics" said Gaultier, reported.

The 60-year-old was earlier a creative director of Diet Coke and says he enjoyed working on it.

"It was great fun to dress them. The Diet Coke motif is so beautiful, I had to design around this. The finishing touch was to apply my logo to the bottle, like applying a fragile stamp - making it something special you want to touch," he added.