Paris articles

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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.

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New store openings: Versace in Beijing, Chanel in Paris, Everlane in L.A. and more

Designers have a growing check-list to mind when creating brick-and-mortar shopping spaces today – here are nine new spots that mind the retail shift.

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In Paris’ Station F, smart co-living design elevates the city’s tech start-up industry

Paris – Flatmates is a new Cutwork-designed co-living space that addresses the contemporary lifestyle shifts of the growing start-up community in the French capital.

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Openings alert: 10 new global hospitality projects from Starbucks, Fendi and more

The second installment in our Opening series focuses on the hospitality sector, with a group of new need-to-know cafés, restaurants and hotels.

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From Tokyo to NYC, here are eight brand new must-see shops and cafés

Interested in updating your list of design inspiration destinations in your city guides? We’ve gathered a collection of not-to-miss spaces for you.

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An interview with Carlos Cruz-Diez, in remembrance of the late artist’s colourful legacy

Paris – Cruz-Diez passed away at the age of 95 in Paris; in memory, Frame is sharing an archival interview with the Venezuelan artist about his prolific career. 

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This Parisian house marries technology with green surroundings

Paris – Villa S, an interconnected residence designed by Jakob + MacFarlane, pays an homage to Art Nouveau by blending together machine and organic form.

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Here’s what works – and what doesn’t – at the new Galeries Lafayette Champs Élysées

Paris – Three months after its opening, how is the Galeries Lafayette Champs Élysées faring when it comes to the overall in-store experience? 

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Studio Robert Stadler brings Paris' iconic bistro chairs into the 21st century

Paris – Studio Robert Stadler safeguards a noteworthy element of Parisian bistro culture for modern day by reviving the design of the City of Light's unmissable rattan chairs.

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A newly opened hair salon in Paris is biophilic in form and foliage

Paris – Joshua Florquin Architecture designed Les Dada East, a salon-cum-cultural-space near Bastille that has an architectural ‘forest’ built within.

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It’s not in Versailles, but it might as well be: Balmain’s new Paris flagship has its own hall of mirrors

Paris – Studio AMV’s Rue Saint-Honoré flagship for the French fashion house expresses a contemporary homage to the City of Light.

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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.