Articles tagged Paris

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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.

Billboard: POSITIONINGS AG
Billboard: POSITIONINGS AG
Social Housing by Metek. Photo Didier Boy De la Tour, Irina Productions, and Metek
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The city of light just got brighter with Metek’s social housing project

PARIS – Although the street-facing façade is maintained, it’s carte blanche behind it. 

Pavilion of Reflections by Tom Emerson's ETH students. Photo Studio Tom Emerson
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Mark A-to-Z: P is for Pavilion

Intricate temporary structures designed by students to practical extensions produced by starchitects, pavilions never cease to impress us with the broad spectrum of what makes architecture.

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Inga Sempé: What I’ve Learned

PARIS – Pondering the life lessons of flea markets, ugly sofas and French snobbery, Inga Sempé concludes that patience is a designer’s greatest virtue.

Offices by Brenac & Gonzalez. Photos Sergio Grazia / Stefan Tuchila
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Brenac & Gonzalez et Associés personifies three urban objects with a strong identity

PARIS – Three metallic offices adhere to an underlying theme, with elevations clad in repeated patterns of aluminium and stainless steel.

Mark A-to-Z: F is for Façade
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Mark A-to-Z: F is for Façade

We bring you five projects that take the façade into extra special consideration. Whether it's a new building or a renovation to an existing one, it's what's on the outside that counts.

Nuages Housing by XTU Architects. Photos David Foessel
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XTU Architects inspires the reality of living in the sky

PARIS – Protected by a small garden, Nuages – which translates as 'clouds' – is an eight-storey residential project that was inspired by its environment.

Billboard: German Design Council
Billboard: German Design Council
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The theatricality of Henrik Vibskov

PARIS – The Danish fashion designer parades his eclectic, dramatic style in his solo exhibition at la Maison du Danemark.

85 Championnet by Chartier-Corbasson. Photos Romain Meffre / Yves Marchand
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Chartier-Corbasson's forged façade adds a fresh face to a traditional street

PARIS – The residences on Rue Championnet were built during the Haussmann era of the mid-19th century, with each structure mimicking the appearance of the next.

Mark A-to-Z: A is for Aluminium
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Mark A-to-Z: A is for Aluminium

The versatility of this sheet material is what makes it an excellent way to kick-start the Mark A-to-Z, with five projects that incorporate aluminium into their design.

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Ross Lovegrove exhibition explores how technology is transforming design

PARIS – Until 3 July 2017, Lovegrove’s exhibition at the Centre Pompidou will showcase the ‘Convergence’ of science, physics, materials and evolution.