Articles tagged France

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With an art exhibition, Galeries Lafayette adds cultural currency to shopping

Paris – Studio GGSV devised the fairy-tale-themed Demain, le vaisseau chimère for Galeries Lafayette’s first-floor cultural space.

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In Paris, a new Japanese skincare store promotes anti-aging like fine wine

Paris – For their first store in Saint-Germain, cosmetic company EN had Archiee design a space referencing French and Japanese beverage culture.

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In eastern France, a former distillery becomes a hub for the arts

Schiltigheim, France – Dominique Coulon & Associés turned an empty industrial building into Les Halles du Scilt, a mixed-use creative building for the residents of Schiltigheim.

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A new Champs-Élysées streetwear shop got its inspiration from a hardware-store icon

Paris – The new Homecore flagship in Paris, designed by Studio Malka Architecture, was inspired by Newtonian physics and the humble Krylon spray can.

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Pernod-Ricard’s new Paris workspace has some of the most flexible furniture we’ve seen

Paris – Studio Malka came up with ways to hide Mutant Furniture into a three-floor open workspace – and yes, they even managed to sneak in some soundproof alcoves.

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What design needs, says a museum director, is more of this sassy Italian term

Paris – For Olivier Gabet, the director of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, there's something timely about Tutto Ponti, the institution’s current exhibition.

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This new theatre is changing the landscape of the Paris suburbs

Cachan, France – Located in Cachan, the new Jacques Caran Theatre by O-S Architectes provides a space for cultural engagement – and even a new city landmark.

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This installation turns the Centre Pompidou right-side-in

Paris – Titled 3-8, the flexible installation by Leopold Banchini and Laure Jaffuel features a hidden office under the floor.

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A reopened grand hotel in Paris has the Belle Époque on tap

Paris – The newly reopened Hôtel Lutetia, a Parisian Belle Époque institution, features a surprising array of bespoke items – such as the Lutezia tap collection by CEA.  

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There's an electric forest inside a Paris nightclub

Paris – For Guto Requena's light installation in the middle of Paris’ Terminal 7 nightclub, emotions are as important as tech

Musée de la Romanité by Elizabeth de Portzamparc. Photo Serge Urvoy
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Elizabeth de Portzamparc fashions a glass toga on the Musée de la Romanité

NÎMES – The Musée de la Romanité, designed by Elizabeth de Portzamparc, shimmers in the light as it faces the exceptional piece of history embedded in the city – the Arenas …

House 33 by Marchi Architects. Photo Fernando Guerra
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House 33 by Marchi Architects lives out of the Symbioz car

FRANCE – Going past the point of mere admiration and infatuation, the architects design a residence where the car is fully-integrated in the day-to-day occupations of its inhabitants.