Paris articles

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‘There’s a European snobbery towards Americans in terms of culture and creation’

Paris – Alexandre de Betak rewrote the fashion-show playbook. Now he wants to apply his rebellious approach to other fields.  

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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

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Studio Drift takes biomimicry to the runway

Paris – For Iris van Herpen’s 2019 Couture runway presentation, Studio Drift was invited to design a site-specific installation inspired by the strengthening relations between …

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The click-and-mortar business model is changing retail spaces

Paris – On the corner of rue Lafayette and boulevard Haussmann, H&M is redesigning their interior retail strategy by offering experiences beyond the screen. 

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With Tom Dixon, Lidewij Edelkoort discusses the future of design

Milan – On 19 April, trendforecaster Lidewij Edelkoort hosts a masterclass and a special design expert talk with Tom Dixon exploring intuition in contemporary design.

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Lasers and feminism revolutionize the 2018 Autumn/Winter runways

LONDON, PARIS, and MILAN – With the conclusion of the 2018 Autumn/Winter fashion shows, Frame looks at the set designs that distinguished themselves from the runway-of-the-mill.

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Paul Poiret’s Art Deco aesthetics are reincarnated for the age of social media

Paris – Boris Devis translates the Art-Deco legacy of the Poiret fashion house for the modern era of Instagram.

 

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Raphael Navot creates tailor-made textures in a timeless design

Paris – Working with local artisans and aged natural materials like burnt wood and oxidized copper, Raphael Navot transforms the Hotel National des Arts et Métiers.

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Filling Pieces takes Paris Fashion Week exhibition from runway to retail

PARIS – Frame speaks to Flip Ziedses Des Plantes, whose exhibition design for Filling Pieces is now overtaking the footwear brand’s retail presence around the world.

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Spring returns: the stunning reconstruction of Printemps Haussmann

PARIS – Uufie’s reconstruction of the historic department store introduces a new atrium inspired by springtime flowers as well as by the building’s Art-Nouveau aesthetic.