Articles tagged France

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The Client of the Year title went to a retailer that's redefining the department store

Rather than surrender to the threat of e-commerce, Frame Awards 2020 winner Galeries Lafayette is rewriting the typological codes of the department store.

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Why Kenzo’s plastic AW20 set is a symbol for Bureau Betak’s commitment to the planet

Paris – The tubular build-out for the set will be reused ad infinitum, in accordance with a new sustainability pledge made by Alexandre de Betak and his agency.

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How Dior used its AW20 set to make a bold feminist statement

Paris – Dior worked with Paris-based collective Claire Fontaine to design the graphically emphatic show venue.

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AMO transformed a landmark Paris building into a bold Miu Miu runway

Paris – Held at Palais d’Iena, the Italian brand’s AW20 show featured the patterns, textures and colours of a bygone era.

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Why this Parisian apartment eschews walls for curved wooden partitions

Paris – Curved plywood walls delineate space in a 19th-century Haussmannian apartment updated by Toledano + Architects.

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Here's what stood out at Maison&Objet 2020

Paris – We share our highlights from the Paris lifestyle, decoration and design fair, which focuses on millennial consumer habits this year.

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Google humanizes its smart offerings with a brand space in Paris

Paris – Elodie Ricord Studio has collaborated with Uzik Agency to design a porous work, training and lounge space for Google France in Paris.

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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.