• Element-s // Multidisciplinary Design Agency in Paris.


    Posted on 24th June, by Dana Tomić Hughes in interior design. 4 Comments

    Element-s, Multidisciplinary Design Agency in Paris.

    Apartment T. Photos by Nicolas Matheus.

     

    Element-s is a multidisciplinary design agency in Paris founded by Manuel Bonnemazou & Agnes Cambus. I recently received a submission from Agnes for one of their latest projects – Paris retail store for Gordana Dimitrijevic. I hesitated for a moment and openly told her I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to run with a feature story and that I had to think about it. Agnes was quick to came back with the following response - ”Hello Dana, Excuse me if I insist just a little! The store is small but we work on all the details, like an object…” Etc. I mean, you’ve got to love a woman who knows how to assert herself, so here we are!

    Truth be told, I’ve had Element-s website bookmarked for some time now, so I decided to post about a selection of my favourite projects from their portfolio. Their work exudes a certain French elegance, honesty and uncomplicated style. As you know, I am also really partial to seeing beautiful drawings and mood boards, so I’m super excited to share some examples of their work in progress. Lovely stuff. All that’s left to say is – thank-you Agnes for giving me a little nudge. I have this crazy feeling we’d be friends in real life…

     

    Element-s, Multidisciplinary Design Agency in Paris.

    Element-s, Multidisciplinary Design Agency in Paris.

    Element-s, Multidisciplinary Design Agency in Paris.

    Apartment T. Photos by Nicolas Matheus.

     

    Apartment T, features a system of boxes on raised flooring which can be easily configured and removed. This enables the owner to tailor the degree of visibility and privacy within the apartment.


     

    Element-s, Multidisciplinary Design Agency in Paris.

    Element-s, Multidisciplinary Design Agency in Paris.

    Element-s, Multidisciplinary Design Agency in Paris.

    Apartment J. Photos by Nicolas Matheus.

     

    Apartment J opens up the living and kitchen areas to allow more natural light in, optimising the available space. Different shades of colour create a stimulating effect. Beautiful palette, non?


     

    Gordana Dimitrijevic store in Paris by Element-s | Yellowtrace.

    Gordana Dimitrijevic store in Paris by Element-s | Yellowtrace.

    Gordana Dimitrijevic store in Paris by Element-s | Yellowtrace.

    Gordana Dimitrijevic store in Paris by Element-s | Yellowtrace.

    Gordana Dimitrijevic retail store. Photos by Kirsten Pelou.

     

    Located in the heart of the 6th arrondissement, Gordana Dimitrijevic‘s first boutique was designed to present the stylist’s collections of shoes and bags. The interior is fitted with a light, wooden structure inspired by a bird cage. In addition to the interior, Element-s also designed the logo for the shoe boxes and the shop façade.


     

    Apartment C in Paris by Element-s | Yellowtrace.

    Apartment C in Paris by Element-s | Yellowtrace.

    Apartment C in Paris by Element-s | Yellowtrace.

    Apartment C. Photos by Nicolas Matheus.

     

    Apartment C is located on the top floor of a Parisian building near The Eiffel tower. This beautiful home comprises of two levels and a terrace that overlooks the iconic monument. The large central room is a former artist’s studio which has been opened up to accommodate the kitchen on one side and the living rooms on the other.


     

    Apartment M in Paris by Element-s | Yellowtrace.

    Apartment M in Paris by Element-s | Yellowtrace.

    Apartment M in Paris by Element-s | Yellowtrace.

    Apartment M. Photos by Germain Suignard.

     

    Apartment M is situated on the first floor of an 18th century Parisian building. This former confectionary workshop was transformed into a loft-style home. The space is fully open and the light passes through the entire apartment. Each corner was maximised to allow for best use of space - assembly of birch plywood boxes serves equally as a large closet and a stairway, mezzanine was inserted to create an additional bedroom where the bed sits on a platform that hides large drawers and so on.


     

    Suite 341 store in Paris by Element-s | Yellowtrace.

    Suite 341 store in Paris by Element-s | Yellowtrace.

    Suite 341 store in Paris by Element-s | Yellowtrace.

    Suite 341 store in Paris by Element-s | Yellowtrace.

    Suite 341 retail stores. Photos by Nicolas Matheus.

     

    Suite 341 boutique interiors are inspired by the traditional style of luxury hotels. The customers are greeted around the hotel desk. Luggage trolley serves as a clothes rack. Perforated metal sheeting is reminiscent of elevator shafts, while the motif found on the floor draws inspiration from the marble mosaic of hotel lobbies.


     

    Visit the below gallery for additional images in a larger format. Enjoy!

     

     

    Element-s | Agnes Cambus & Manuel Bonnemazou
    13, rue de Paradis 75010 Paris


    [Photography by Nicolas Matheus, Kristen Pelou & Germain Suignard. Images courtesy of Element-s.]

     





  • 4 Responses to “Element-s // Multidisciplinary Design Agency in Paris.”

    1. Lauren says:

      Thanks for sharing, this is right up my alley, just my cup of tea. I love it. Apartment J is exactly like my apartment (of my dreams)

    2. Agnes Cambus says:

      Merci merci merci Dana for these words so nice.
      I hope we will meet soon in real life!
      Agnès

    3. Ron Katz says:

      Beautiful pics!! Thanks for sharing. Lovely apartment.

    4. Ignite says:

      Love the use of contrast colours



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