Articles tagged France


A new Champs-Élysées streetwear shop got its inspiration from a hardware-store icon

Paris – The new Homecore flagship in Paris, designed by Studio Malka Architecture, was inspired by Newtonian physics and the humble Krylon spray can.


Pernod-Ricard’s new Paris workspace has some of the most flexible furniture we’ve seen

Paris – Studio Malka came up with ways to hide Mutant Furniture into a three-floor open workspace – and yes, they even managed to sneak in some soundproof alcoves.


What design needs, says a museum director, is more of this sassy Italian term

Paris – For Olivier Gabet, the director of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, there's something timely about Tutto Ponti, the institution’s current exhibition.


This new theatre is changing the landscape of the Paris suburbs

Cachan, France – Located in Cachan, the new Jacques Caran Theatre by O-S Architectes provides a space for cultural engagement – and even a new city landmark.


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.


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.  


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

Musée de la Romanité by Elizabeth de Portzamparc. Photo Serge Urvoy

Elizabeth de Portzamparc fashions a glass toga on the Musée de la Romanité

NÎMES – The Musée de la Romanité, designed by Elizabeth de Portzamparc, shimmers in the light as it faces the exceptional piece of history embedded in the city – the Arenas …

House 33 by Marchi Architects. Photo Fernando Guerra

House 33 by Marchi Architects lives out of the Symbioz car

FRANCE – Going past the point of mere admiration and infatuation, the architects design a residence where the car is fully-integrated in the day-to-day occupations of its inhabitants.

A house from a drawing of Ettore Sottsass by 2A+P/A. Photo Antonio Ottomanelli

The inaugural Biennale d’Architecture d’Orléans gives you a chance to stroll into a dream

ORLÉANS – The Biennale d’Architecture d’Orléans begins Friday 13th October 2017 and will go on until then end of March 2018.

La Barquière by Pietri Architectes. Photo Mathieu Ducros

La Barquière by Pietri Architectes acts like two sides of the same coin

MARSEILLE – Pietri Architectes follows a motto of ‘romantic rationalism’ and this is duly noted in this project in Marseille. Seductive curves and a shining enamelled façade …

La Licorne by Périphériques. Photo Luc Boegly

Périphériques braids metallic fins over an office building

LAVAL – In this block dubbed la Licorne – translating to the Unicorn – gold and yellow fill the interior and overflows onto its exterior cladding.

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