Articles tagged France

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Will our changing dating habits inform the built environment?

Paris – Tinder's Élodie Fagan explains how artists inform the dating app’s innovations, what empowerment means in a digital age, and how singledom informs the built environment.

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Best of: Installations at Design Miami 2019

Miami – Our top picks highlight works from leading brands such as fashion house Fendi, social media giant Instagram and jewellery retailer Swarovski.

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Why an advertising agency chooses to marry culture, community and industry

Pantin, France – Magasins Généraux, the cultural hub of Parisian advertising agency BETC, is a prime example of the porous office.

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Didier Faustino animates a 'punk' fashion house's brand DNA for its first store

Paris – Didier Faustino developed the bank-vault-and-bunker-inspired interiors for unconventional label Enfants Riches Déprimés.

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This Paris café’s pared-down interiors make for a transparent hospitality experience

Paris – Minnaërt Studio's bright, sparse interiors for Paris coffee shop and roastery Back in Black place all attention on food-and-beverage artisanship.

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This exhibition shows what can happen when organic and man-made landscapes meet

Nantes – A Japanese rose producer entrusted Sohei Nakanishi to develop the scenography for an exhibition during Les Floralies Internationales Nantes.

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Openings: Hospitality spaces from France's wine country to the West Coast

Airbnb takes to a small Italian village, Starbucks opens its largest roastery yet, branded hotels spring up and more in hospitality interior news.

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Openings: Retail destinations from Louis Vuitton, Celine, The Conran Shop, among others

Retail Openings is back with new store spaces from luxury fashion houses, furniture companies and lifestyle labels.

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Two students of Paris’ ENSCI design a flexible furniture collection for the school

Paris – Winning a student-wide competition, younger designers Solène Jarroux and Jean-Christophe Devatine worked to develop chairs and tables with Maiori that now furnish the …

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A Paris exhibition highlights fresh perspectives among France's design scene

Paris – Martial Marquet and Döppel Studio's Paris Design Week exhibition Fantasmagorie brought together 16 young designers with a new vision of French design.

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Ann Demeulemeester wears a new hat, translating fashion design to homewares

Paris – Past fashion designer Ann Demeulemeester used her prowess in garment design techniques to create poetic collections of porcelain tableware and lamps with Serax.

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Why is this Adidas basketball court so… erm… pretty? Is it the Paris effect?

Paris – At the Forum des Halles in Paris, Döppel Studio designed a basketball challenge installation for Adidas that also challenges the accepted aesthetics of the sport.