Articles tagged Paris


Deskopolitan by MoreySmith is a work-life environment

PARIS – In an attempt to improve work-life balances, MoreySmith transforms a former factory into a complete corporate-lifestyle alternative.


Médecins du Monde exhibition fights for the invisible and punches through the viewer

PARIS – Commemorating 30 years of Médecins du Monde providing medical care to excluded peoples, the Mise au Poing exhibition places viewers in the middle of the issue.

Leaderboard: Wieneberger
Leaderboard: Wieneberger

Brunoir and Java Architecture give Nuun a jewellery box

PARIS – Middle Eastern influences meet French aesthetics for Nuun Jewels' first showroom. 


Manuelle Gautrand uses steps and folds to immerse the audience with film

PARIS – Wedged between a seven-storey apartment building and a low-rise retail arcade the Gaumont Alésia Cinema has been through multiple changes since its opening in 1921.


People become the paint for TeamLab's canvas in an installation at Maison&Objet

PARIS – ‘We wanted to make a space created by people,’ says TeamLab’s Takashi Kudo, standing in the colourful grove of glowing pendants that comprised the digital-art …


Didier Faustino salutes designer Pierre Hardy and Hermès with a nod to the Big Bang

PARIS – In Paris this autumn, local artist and architect Didier Fiuza Faustino presented the latest Hermès jewellery collection – the work of Pierre Hardy, celebrated for his …

Fashion Show

Lagerfeld's high-tech concept for Chanel relies on craftsmanship

PARIS – It’s been a part of our lives for over a century, but Chanel still knows how to put together an impressively forward-looking collection. 


Mathieu Lehanneur abandons the art-fair booth in his salute to antiquity

PARIS – Specializing in sculpture and artefacts from ancient Rome is Galerie Chenel, a well-known establishment on the Quai Voltaire in Paris.

Ventura Lambrate
Ventura Lambrate

Jakob & Macfarlane ups the stakes with their perfume boutique for Frédéric Malle

PARIS – The French bring an innate artistry to the arrangement of objects, and Parisian shop windows often resemble miniature stage sets.


Cult magazine Toiletpaper leaps off the page at Galeries Lafayette

PARIS – The City of Light, that byword for understated chic and classic refinement, got a refreshing touch of the bold and the brash last summer, thanks to creative power duo Maurizio Cattelan and …


Cut Architectures shifts direction for PNY hamburgers

PARIS – Eschewing the aesthetic of PNY’s predecessors, Cut Architectures creates a colourful third outpost for the hamburger joint that reflects the spirit of its surroundings. 


Villa Eugénie keeps Dior in the loop with a coiling catwalk spectacle

PARIS – To introduce its Dior Homme S/S 2017 collection, the legendary French fashion house moved away from catwalks sown with entire conservatories of flowers and miles of mirror to a more …