La Villa, Paris. Cocktail bar & restaurant recently nominated for Wallpaper* Design Award 2011 in Best New Restaurant category.

 

Private residence in St Moritz in Switzerland.

 

Private residence in Paris. Understated, classic and true Parisian style.

 

Gilles & Boissier. Photo © Patrick Swirc via designboom.

 

Dorothée Boissier is an interior designer who spent three years as a project manager for Christian Liaigre before joining Philippe Starck’s agency. Patrick Gilles is an interior and industrial design, who also worked alongside Christian Liaigre. Their encounter ultimately lead to the founding of their own agency in January 2004. Apart from being business partners, Dorothée and Patrick are also partners in life.

Gilles & Boissier work with three architects and four interior designers from their Paris office. They travel frequently as they are firm believers that experiencing other cultures is creatively enriching and eye-opening. Art plays an important role within their practice, and they often enlist other creatives to develop and execute installations for their projects. Their clients include the W Hotel in Shanghai, Hakkasanrestaurant in Abu Dhabi and Miami, Moncler stores in New York, Milan and Paris, as well as a myriad of private homes and yachts. One of their most recent projects, La Villa in Paris, was just nominated forWallpaper* Design Award 2011 in Best New Restaurant category.

Ooh la la.

Très chic.

 

Mini Palais restaurant in Paris.

 

Cha Cha Moon, London.

 

Artcurial restaurant, Paris.

 

Steak 954, luxury boutique steakhouse in the W Hotel, Ft. Lauderdale.

 

There’s a great little interview on designboom in which they discuss their approach and process, and how much they always disagree in the beginning of any project. Fascinating. (Click here to watch video and scroll all the way to the bottom of the page).

 

Busy Suzie, Hong Kong.

 

Hakkasan, Miami.

 

Buddakan, New York.

 

Shangai Lan, Shangai. Intricate and super beautiful joinery detail above.

 


[Unless otherwise noted, all images are via Gilles & Boissier website.]

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Dana Tomić Hughes
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Dana is an award-winning interior designer living in Sydney, Australia. With an unhealthy passion for design, Dana commits to an abnormal amount of daily design research. Regular travel and attendance at premier design events, enables Dana to stay at the forefront of the design world globally. While she is super serious about design, Dana never takes herself - nor design - too seriously. Together with her life and business partner, Nick Hughes, Dana is Boss Lady at Studio Yellowtrace, specialising in Interior Design, Creative Direction and Special Projects. The studio takes a highly conceptual and holistic approach to translating brands & ideas into places.

5 Responses

  1. Sarah

    Thanks for introducing me to this beautiful work. I love the intricate illustrations on the walls of the Artcurial restaurant and the grouped lanterns at Busy Suzie!

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  2. antonia

    I worked with Dorothee Boissier when I lived in Paris… that was 7 years ago, she was already an (extremely chic) force to be reckoned with….

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