Tag: french design
Charlotte Perriand’s Miami beach house was designed in 1934. Eight Decades later Louis Vuitton built it for a Design Miami 2013 satellite exhibition.
French interior architect Grégoire De Lafforest is the man to blame for this beautiful Paris loft. What I really love about this home are the countless elements of surprise and a unique one-off aesthetic. Every corner of every room is bursting with visual interest and personality, yet the overall feel is calm, natural and unforced. And exquisitely beautiful…
Element-s is a multidisciplinary design agency in Paris founded by Manuel Bonnemazou & Agnes Cambus. Today I wanted to share 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…
With an enviable location in the new wing of the Palais de Tokyo, perched on the quays of the Seine just across from the Eiffel Tower, Monsieur Bleu is set to become the City of Light’s new place to be seen. Designed by French architect Joseph Dirand, the interior cleverly combines classical and contemporary, incorporating Dirand’s signature aesthetic – understated, minimal and so-cool-that-it-gives-me-a-headache…
UK Restaurant & Bar Design Awards are on for another year (eagle-eyes amongst you would have notice that I blogged about one of the entries already this week). While I’m not here to talk about these awards in general (you can do your own research and check out all the entries here), I just wanted to bring your attention to something interesting I spotted.
These two restaurants – Sur Mesure designed by Jouin Manku Studio (above) and Camélia designed by Jouin Manku Studio (below) are both located in Paris, both belong to the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, and both feature interesting 3D folding wall treatments in warm white colours…
Extreme love alert! Food designer Emilie de Griottes, created a series of desert tarts for French culinary magazine Fricote. Emilie recreated Pantone colour swatches using various fruit placed on tart bases with ends iced in white showing Pantone colour names and codes. Genius!